By Mayra Gomez Volunteering offers many benefits to your teen’s development. Research has shown that adolescents who engage in community service are more responsible... Read More
By now, chances are you’ve seen the picture of Oscar Martinez and his 23-month-old daughter Valeria lying dead on the banks of the Rio Grande. They were trying to seek... Read More
The Oscars and Golden Globes may have passed, but movie season is always upon us. Rain or snow scheduled for this weekend? Freezing temperatures out? Stay in those... Read More
by Grace Kennedy Volunteering can help you make friends, learn new skills and even improve your physical and mental health. So why wait until you’re an adult to start?... Read More
by Charlotte Dauphne Maples Children are the most vulnerable members of our society and therefore most in need of our support. We are part of a larger family – a... Read More
by Andy Talajkowski President Trump announced his plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program earlier this month. Under the program, people... Read More
For many people, the holiday season is an opportunity to reflect on the events of the previous year and express gratitude for all of the blessings in our lives. In the... Read More
Adoption Nonprofits According to a PBS Fact Sheet, about 2% of the total U.S. population is adopted, with 2.5% of the child population currently living with adopted... Read More
In 1950 a group of Philadelphia schoolchildren decided to raise money for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) by going door-to-door on Halloween and collecting... Read More
The air was acrid from the smoke of burned garbage. The neighborhood, 30 minutes outside of Athens, was industrial with large factories. The elementary school was... Read More
Sleepless nights, lots of sweat and maybe a few tears. But also, laughing so hard you think surely you’ll have a six pack by tomorrow, becoming lifelong friends with someone you just met, and seeing a child’s personality bloom in front of you. These memories are some of your most cherished.
Picture your life helping thousands of children discover their own confidence, talent and dreams – by making music. Add in jamming with musical legends like Carlos Santana and John Lee Hooker. March is National Music in our Schools Month (#MIOSM), which makes it the perfect time to take an Inspiration Break with the music maker who has created such a life.
In 2014, there were 415,129 kids in foster care. These children were pulled from all types of situations and asked to leave behind everything they’d ever known.
The holidays may be over, but the good will and spirit of sharing doesn’t have to stop. In fact, the winter weather continues for at least a couple of months and we... Read More
The summer months certainly flew by. Suddenly we are faced with the usual barrage of “Back-to-School” sales, lists of school supplies to buy, and getting... Read More
While we’re in the heat of the summer, we realize it might be too late to plan for this year’s student exchange program, but it’s never too late to start planning for... Read More
In a recent blog post, Helping Kids Make a Difference, we covered simple ways to get kids involved in philanthropy and giving – ideas as simple as a peanut butter and... Read More
It’s Never Too Early to Help It’s easy to forget how lucky we are. We get in a particular groove, driving the kids to school, cheering them on at sporting... Read More
Amid Central Florida attractions such as Walt Disney World and SeaWorld lies Give Kids The World Village, a 70-acre nonprofit storybook resort that hosts children with... Read More
Four Ways Your Spring Cleaning Can Be Used For Social Good. Housebound by bad weather? Why not do a little pre-emptive spring cleaning. Start small; maybe you have a... Read More