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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Good Works: Voices for Children

As a Court Appointed Special Advocate through Voices for Children in San Diego, Jenna Price mentors and speaks out as a ...

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Recipe for Success: Fighting Childhood Obesity with Cooking Skills and Healthy Eating Habits

Gracie Cavnar's Recipe for Success Foundation is teaching school kids to say no to fast food and yes please! to hom...

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Good Works: Project Home Sweet Home

Ricki Syufy and Paula Beritzhoff are helping formerly homeless families get on the path to success, one piece of furnitu...

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Good Works: Water.org - Bringing Clean Water to Needy Communities

Actor Matt Damon teamed up with Gary White to create Water.org, a nonprofit organization that helps bring clean water to ...

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Give an Hour: Helping Veterans Cope with the Psychic Toll of War

Barbara Van Dahlen's Give an Hour pairs returning troops and their families with free mental health services so tha...

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Good Works: Seattle Children's PlayGarden

Liz Bullard created a playground and community garden where all kids can learn and have fun, no matter what their abilit...

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Good Works: Breast Friends Forever

Through Breast Friends Forever, cousins Erika Rech and Mike Ruane are relieving the financial burden on women with breas... Read More
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The Comforts of Home: Decorating with Love through the Ruby Slipper Project

Growing up poor, Sheila Grubb knew what a difference a beautiful home could make. Now, with the Ruby Slipper Project, sh...

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Garden-Variety Giving: Fighting Local Hunger with Community Gardening

The first time this backyard gardener tried growing vegetables, Amy Grey ended up with way too much lettuce. A trip to t...

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Every Cookie Counts: How Families and the Great American Bake Sale Helps to End Childhood Hunger

When you hold a Great American Bake Sale, you're helping to solve one of the most serious problems confronting our ...

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Real Women's Stories: Patricia Smith Melton, Founder of Peace X Peace

Patricia Smith Melton created Peace X Peace, an online social networking site where women around the world can share adv...

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Community Kitchen: How One Mom Encouraged Local School Kids to Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen

From setup to cleanup, Ashley Garrett depends on kids from local schools to fill soup kitchen guests' plates -- and ...

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