It's never too early to introduce your child to the spirit of giving. Find volunteer opportunities that will be meaningful to you and provide plenty of teaching moments for the kids.
Consider helping these little-known causes that are making a big difference in the lives of needy kids.
You have the power to make a difference. Join us and two great organizations -- Craft Hope and Enchanted Makeovers -- and make capes for homeless kids this holiday season.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and many families affected by the disease are working hard to raise awareness and funds for more research.
If you're a busy mom, finding time to volunteer may seem impossible, but these suggestions can help you find time to give back, no matter your child's age.
Parents share their best tips and strategies for classroom volunteering and raising money for your child's school.
Our schools need our families' time and money more than ever -- but we're already overextended. Here are ways to help without the headaches
What to do with all those outgrown coats and boots? Organize a winter-clothing exchange at your child's school.
Invite your kids to make and sell lemonade and treats from a front-yard stand, with proceeds donated to charity!
Get involved with your child's school beyond the bake sale -- by finding the perfect volunteer spot for your situation and schedule.
After a weather tragedy, kids often want to help however they can, but finding suitable volunteer options for children can be difficult. Check out these kid-friendly options to get your child started.
Giving Tuesday and the holidays offer an opportunity to show your child how to give back.
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.
September is National Preparedness Month, and actress Dakota Fanning, 21, explains why she teamed up with Save the Children to make disaster preparedness a priority for families.
Involving your child in charity will help the community and teach her an important lesson -- and it lets you spend more time together.
The winners of our FamilyFun/Disney Friends For Change Volunteers Contest show that big hearts can be found in all ages.
We know you don't have endless hours to spare each week, but you can still make a difference (and teach your kids valuable lessons). Check out these 10 organizations that cater to on-the-go families with fun kid-friendly programs.
As the year draws to a close, think about those less fortunate than yourselves.
In the affluent United States, there are about 12 million poor children who struggle to survive everyday. Here are some ways you can help.