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10 Easy Ways to Get Kids Involved in Nonprofits

Comments (2) June 8, 2012

easy ways to get kids involved in nonprofitsWant to instill the values of compassion, kindness and giving in your kids?  Teach them to have a positive impact in their community and the world; check out these ideas.

1. Join a Community Cleanup

Too much time in front of videogames and not enough time outside? Find a nonprofit organizing a beach, creek or park cleanup in your area. Spend some quality time outside while teaching kids to take pride in their community and local environment.  Check out ACTERRA. Find environmental nonprofits in your area.  

2. Walk to Fight Disease

Get some exercise and make some new friends by walking to increase awareness and raise funds for research and treatment. If your child is too young to walk a few miles, you could push him or her in a stroller. Find health organizations in your area.

3. Find a Toy Drive

Teach generosity. Many organizations hold toy drives for needy children. Got some unused toys that your kids aren’t going to use? Find a donation location in your neighborhood. While you’re at it, clean out the closets and then check out our number 8 recommendation.

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