Volunteering

Teach your child the value of giving back with these ideas for volunteering. Learn at what age children can begin volunteering and some interesting opportunities for kids of all ages.

5 Crafts Kids Can Make for a Good Cause

Parents magazine worked with charities across the country to create projects that help kids and animals in need, all while teaching your own children the spirit of giving.

What to Look for in a Family Volunteer Vacation

PBS travel expert and mom Colleen Kelly explores the world of voluntourism--and how to plan the right trip for your family.

Volunteer Alert: No-Sew Capes for Kids

This summer, FamilyFun is teaming up with Access Hollywood's Kit Hoover and two venerable volunteer organizations, Enchanted Makeovers and generationOn, to encourage families like yours to make and donate capes to kids who enter homeless shelters. We know we can make a huge difference, so grab some friends and throw a party with a purpose!

How to Organize a Winter Clothing Swap

What to do with all those outgrown coats and boots? Organize a winter-clothing exchange at your child's school.

Campaign Encourages Families to Make Capes for Homeless Kids

Family Fun magazine teamed up with Access Hollywood's Kit Hoover and two volunteer organizations, Enchanted Makeovers and generationOn, to encourage families to make and donate capes to kids living in homeless shelters. Get all the details at familyfunmag.com/capesforkids.

The Giving Workout: Teach Your Kid the Value of Volunteering

Volunteering boosts kids' self-esteem and teaches them to be grateful. Here's how one family learned to start flexing their charity muscles.

These Kids Are Reading to Shelter Dogs for a Really Beautiful Reason

An animal shelter is inviting young children to read to its dogs in an adorable new program that benefits both its two- and four-legged participants.

10 Kid-Oriented Causes

Support one of these family-focused causes and teach your child the importance of volunteering.

6 Holiday Activities for Kids That Focus on Giving

Switch your focus from receiving to giving this holiday season with these fun family acitivities.

7 Ways You and Your Child Can Spread the Love This Valentine's Day

Make Valentine's Day a time to teach your kids about the importance of giving and how they can make others feel loved.

11-Year-Old 'Emotional Advice Kid' Counsels Adults in NYC Subway for $2

Sometimes a child's perspective is what adults really need.

Meet 10 Kid Heroes of 2016

These little kids made a big difference through GoFundMe campaigns this year.

Join Our Capes for Kids Campaign!

Gather family and friends and put your crafting skills to work helping children in need.

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