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.

10 Children's Charities to Support

Consider helping these little-known causes that are making a big difference in the lives of needy kids.

Craft for a Cause: Make Capes for Kids in Need

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.

11 Inspiring Families Raising Funds to Fight Childhood Cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and many families affected by the disease are working hard to raise awareness and funds for more research.

A Busy Mom's Guide to Volunteering at Any Time

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.

A+ Secrets of Awesome School Volunteers

Parents share their best tips and strategies for classroom volunteering and raising money for your child's school.

Fundraising Overload

Our schools need our families' time and money more than ever -- but we're already overextended. Here are ways to help without the headaches

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.

A Lemonade Stand For Charity

Invite your kids to make and sell lemonade and treats from a front-yard stand, with proceeds donated to charity!

A Busy Mom's Guide to Volunteering at School

Get involved with your child's school beyond the bake sale -- by finding the perfect volunteer spot for your situation and schedule.

8 Appropriate Volunteer Opportunities for Kids After Natural Disasters

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.

Teach Your Kids To Be Generous

Giving Tuesday and the holidays offer an opportunity to show your child how to give back.

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.

Teaching America's Kids to Get Ready, Get Safe

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.

Great Ways Kids Can Volunteer: 2013 FamilyFun Volunteers Contest Winners

The winners of our FamilyFun/Disney Friends For Change Volunteers Contest show that big hearts can be found in all ages.

Let's Volunteer: Family Philanthropy

Involving your child in charity will help the community and teach her an important lesson -- and it lets you spend more time together.

CHILD Magazine's 2005 Children's Champion Awards: A Salute to Six Heroes

The Busy Family's Guide to Volunteering

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.

How You Can Make a Difference

As the year draws to a close, think about those less fortunate than yourselves.

Growing Up Poor

In the affluent United States, there are about 12 million poor children who struggle to survive everyday. Here are some ways you can help.

2005 Children's Champion Awards: A Salute to Six Heroes

There's Rural Poverty in Our Backyard--You Can Help End It

Actress Cobie Smulders was surprised by the rural poverty existing in her community. She shares her experience working with Save the Children to help.