Volunteering

It may sound old-school, but having a bake sale or helping out in a soup kitchen still earn altruism points. Here, some volunteer opportunities for your kids or the whole family.

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Special Homemade Memorial Movies Leave Lasting Memories

Kerry Glass helps create life movies for terminally ill patients to leave behind for their family and friends.

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Cupcakes for Community Dental Care

Eight-year-old Alyssa Garvey's grandmother sought to teach her a lesson in giving. Along the way, Alyssa's gen...

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Service Dogs for Soldiers: Helping Our Veterans

Shannon Walker knows the value of canine companionship. That's why she trains and donates service dogs to soldiers ...

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Used Books for Those in Need

Susan McNeill has made it her mission to put used books in the hands of those who need them, especially children.

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Flames of Giving: Holiday Gifts for Those in Need

Sari Gross started with a small idea to spread holiday cheer. But the difference she has made in her community is the la...

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Teaching Teens About Charitable Giving

This holiday season teach your kids about charitable giving. They'll learn the value of money--and the importance o...

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Cleaning for Heroes: House Cleaning for Military Veterans

Anne Aldridge-Baligian and her family are dedicated to repaying elderly and disabled veterans for their service, one cle...

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Morgan's Wonderland: An Amusement Park for Kids of All Abilities

Fun knows no limits at Morgan's Wonderland, a very special theme park in Texas where everyone, regardless of abilit...

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The Teen Project: Helping Homeless Teens

Dozens of former foster girls have found a safe home (plus plenty of love and guidance) thanks to Lauri Burns, mother of ...

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Camp C.O.P.E.: Helping Kids from Military Families

As Elizabeth Reep helped her stepsons deal with their soldier dad's deployment and war injuries, she realized there ...

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Cupcakes for a Cause: Teens Who Bake for Charity

Longtime friends Leanne Youstra and Margaret Quinn have learned that a passion for baking combined with a dedication to ...

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Kidz b Kidz: Art That Raises Money for Pediatric Medical Research

Kids in Boston have a blast drawing -- and raising funds for sick kids -- because Nancy Corderman found an innovative wa...

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