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.

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!

Join Our Capes for Kids Campaign!

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

10 Kid-Oriented Causes

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

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