Here are some ideas you can try from home. No matter what your age, together with your family you can make a difference in our community. Check out these ideas below to see what you can do!
Web Site: www.dosomething.org
DoSomething.org is the country's largest not-for-profit for young people and social change. Bullying. Animal cruelty. Homelessness. Cancer. The list goes on. DoSomething.org spearheads national campaigns so 13- to 25-year-olds can make an impact - without ever needing money, an adult, or a car.
Web Site: www.we.org/en-US
WE provides a host of ways for kids to get involved including creative fundraising ideas. One easy idea, commemorate special occasions in a meaningful way. The impact of sharing your birthday by giving back gives others a reason to celebrate too. With gifting options and online fundraising templates we’ve made it easy for you no matter the occasion.
Caring Kids Helping Homeless
Web Site: caringkidshelpinghomeless.org
Our mission is to teach kids and adults how together, we can do more to help the homeless.
Web Site: www.alexslemonade.org
At Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, the primary focus is to find a cure for all childhood cancers. Children can get involved and raise money by following simple instructions at this website.
For The Troops
Web Site: www.forthetroops.org
For The Troops’ mission is to send care packages to our front line troops in Afghanistan and Iraq. These packages contain such things as snack items, DVDs, CDs, batteries, personal care items and magazines, etc.
Web Site: www.operationgratitude.com
Write a letter to be included in an Operation Gratitude Care Package thanking Troops, Veterans, New Recruits, or Wounded Heroes and their Caregivers for their service to our country.
Support Our Troops
Web Site: supportourtroops.org
Thank you for thinking of the troops! You can communicate your support and thanks by sending letters and cards to us. We will send them to the troops.
Cards for Hospitalized Kids
Web Site: www.cardsforhospitalizedkids.com
Cards for Hospitalized Kids (CFHK) is an internationally recognized charitable organization that spreads hope, joy & magic to hospitalized kids across America through uplifting, handmade cards.
Cardz for Kidz!
Web Site: cardzforkidz.org
Cardz for Kidz! is dedicated to uplifting the spirits of disheartened children and solemn seniors by sending encouraging handmade cards.
Web Site: sendingsmiles2sis.com
Sending messages of hope to children and their families. We want to help those who are battling cancer, sickness, or other conditions to SMILE by sending them crazy fun postcards.
Web Site: www.allowancetree.com
AllowanceTree is a virtual banking system that represents the real money children receive from their parents. This site allows children to donate a portion of their allowance to charity while earning bonus points.
Web Site: busykid.com
BusyKid is the chore app where kids can earn, save, share, spend and invest real allowance. Kids learn the importance of giving back by donating a percentage of their allowance to charity.
Color A Smile
Web Site: colorasmile.org
Color A Smile collects crayon drawings from school children. Every month they distribute these drawings to Nursing Homes, Meals on Wheels Programs, and Individuals all across the country. Their goal is to make people smile! All you have to do is make a drawing and send it in.