UPDATED MARCH 2016: Lend a little hand in your community, and make it a family affair! We've put together a guide to some places around Rockland County that need your help, including non-profit organizations, nursing homes, animal shelters, food pantries, and many more. Volunteer opportunities are available for children and adults alike. And remember - big or small, everyone has the power to make a difference!
If you're wondering where to donate toys in New York City this year, look no further. We've tracked down toy drives in Manhattan, toy drives in Brooklyn, toy drives in the Bronx, and toy drives in Queens. Teach your child about donating to a good cause this holiday season.
Provided by Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, this list includes relief groups and other trusted charitable organizations where you can donate time or money to help Hurricane Sandy relief efforts in New York City.
Get your kids involved in a Family-to-Family sponsored volunteer project on September 11 to help homeless Americans in your community.
Volunteering with your kids in the community brings a sense of pride and satisfaction. Helping others and getting involved in charities also presents a bonding experience for the whole family. Find out why you should and how you can donate time with your kids in a fun way this year
Why not make your child’s next birthday party a sleepover for a good cause? See how the Pajama Program, a nonprofit charity, helps children in need throughout the U.S. and can turn a birthday bash into a fun pajama party!
With school back in session, your own “volunteer” obligations—school committees, carnivals, class trips, etc.—escalate. Get some tech help to manage it all. Blogger Jeana Lee Tahnk from CoolMomTech.com recommends a website and mobile app to manage it all.
When your child asks, "Why Should I Volunteer?" you might not know how to answer. According to PBS Kids, here’s why kids should donate some time and what’s “in it for them”...
For the second year in a row, the Centereach/Selden Kiwanis Club and the Suffolk County moms' group The No Drama Mamas are running a Trike-A-Thon to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The fundraising event takes place June 5 in Mount Sinai, New York.
With July 4th fast approaching, Americans again have the opportunity to show their community spirit. Whether it's bringing back patriotic parades, volunteering at schools and places of worship, or honoring the brave men and women who protect us, there are many easy ways to help your town.
Through May 29, Goya is committed to donating one million pounds of healthy Goya products to food pantries in 11 communities. They are also asking for help from you.
Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Nassau County are accepting donations or need volunteers.
Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Suffolk County are accepting donations or need volunteers.
Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Westchester County need your help.
Want to do some good this Thanksgiving? The following places around Rockland County need your help.
Want to do some good this holiday season? The following places around Queens need your help.
Give back this Thanksgiving by volunteering in your community. Whether it’s by giving your time, money, or food donations, you can make a difference. The following locations in Brooklyn need your help.
During the holidays, many families choose not just to give to each other but also to give back to their community. There are hundreds of ways to make a difference. Contact the Salvation Army or other social service groups in your community, or consider these family-friendly suggestions for volunteering:
We live in a “Want, Therefore-I-Get” society. Our children completely understand that concept.
Hollywood mom Joely Fisher could probably take her daughters to New York City any time she’s not shooting her sitcom, ‘Til Death. But she chose to bring her family with her to New York recently to celebrate the launch of a partnership between Kids Care Clubs and Quaker.