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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Literacy Organization Helps Struggling Children

Book by book, Kym Prewitt hopes to turn a new page in the lives of disadvantaged children.

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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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The Matty Fund: Helping Families Affected by Epilepsy

Debbie Siravo created The Matty Fund to help families affected by epilepsy, and to honor her late son's life.

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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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A School That's More Than Just Academics

Raena Janes decided Tucson needed a new kind of educational system. So she founded six tuition-free charter schools wher...

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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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