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.

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6 Holiday Activities for Kids That Focus on Giving

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

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.

How a Lemonade Stand Inspired an Entire Community to Give Back

Three girls in Brooklyn, New York, set up a lemonade stand on their front stoop, but what they did with the money will warm your heart.

Meet the Comedy Kids

These 8-year-old comedians show that when it comes to helping other sick children, laughter is the best medicine.

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.

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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.