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How to Volunteer as a Family

How to Volunteer as a Family

Many families want to volunteer but don’t know where to start and what to expect from the experience. Several websites help families find volunteer opportunities that are appropriate for their family. As parents and role models, it is essential to talk to children...

The Importance of Nonprofit Organizations

The Importance of Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit organizations are social or charitable groups that promote specific causes. You can find these organizations working towards many goals, including the arts, healthcare, education, and more. Nonprofits play a vital role in developing equitable and prosperous...

Supporting the Youth in Your Community

Supporting the Youth in Your Community

It's no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted communities everywhere. One of its most affected populations was our younger generation. For months, young people were isolated from connections and resources they relied on. Their families were dealing...

A Small Business Guide to Charity

A Small Business Guide to Charity

When there’s talk about a business donating to charity, it is frequently done with larger companies in mind. However, it is just as common (if not more so) for smaller businesses to make contributions to nonprofits and charities they are aligned with. Charitable...

Making a Difference Without Writing a Check

Making a Difference Without Writing a Check

Everyone wants to make a difference. However, not everyone has money to donate.  Great news – there are plenty of ways to make a difference - all without ever needing to write a check. Here are some ideas: Donate Blood One of the best ways to make a difference is by...