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50 Community Service Ideas for Teen Volunteers

50 Community Service Ideas for Teen Volunteers

Today’s teens participate in community service for a variety of reasons: school requirements, club participation, college resume building and a simple desire to do good. Finding service opportunities you are passionate about is vital to the experience, especially if you want to nurture a lifelong love for giving back....


Persistence and Planning Pay off for Inclusive Wisconsin Playground

Persistence and Planning Pay off for Inclusive Wisconsin Playground

Building an all-inclusive playground in Franklin, Wisconsin, was a journey for Kayla’s Krew. When 8-year-old Kayla Runte succumbed to complications from cerebral palsy in 2012, friends and family decided to launch the charity and build a playground she could have enjoyed as a tribute to her life....


50 Low-Cost Volunteer Appreciation Gifts and Ideas

50 Low-Cost Volunteer Appreciation Gifts and Ideas

Volunteers do spectacular work in our communities every day, and even a small gesture of appreciation goes a long way. Give your volunteers a little love this year with these 50 low-cost ideas. PDA (Public Displays of “Appreciation”) Showcase your volunteers as a great example to others....


One Young Boy Inspires a Community Effort to 'Be a Good Cookie'

One Young Boy Inspires a Community Effort to 'Be a Good Cookie'

November 11, 2011 (11/11/11) was supposed to be a lucky date, but it turned out to be the day the Dang family’s world changed. Their infant son, Carter, was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a type of cancer that starts in early nerve cells....


50 Kid Friendly Volunteering Ideas

50 Kid Friendly Volunteering Ideas

We all know it’s important to get involved with our communities, and especially to teach children the value of volunteering at a young age. Introduce the concept of giving back to your little ones with one or more of these 50 kid friendly volunteering ideas!


22 Top Tips to Increase Volunteer Support and Retention

22 Top Tips to Increase Volunteer Support and Retention

The value of volunteer service in the US was worth an estimated $173 billion in 2013 and grows each year! (SOURCE) Ensure you’re making the most of this amazing resource by putting these tips to good use....



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