***Edited 11/30/2015*** For more service project ideas, also check out our Random Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar **** This time of year makes me so excited! When my kids were toddlers, we began a tradition of doing "The 12 Days of Christmas Kindness" where we do 12 days of service projects leading up to Christmas. Over the years, it's become something that we really look forward to. The kids get so into it! It's a great reminder of the importance of service over gifts. Don't get me wrong…
Food Drive Poster Ideas!
Anyone who knows us should know we have a love of service and especially at our local food bank! I’ve been working with our local church congregations’ Season of Service and making posters to get the word out and inspire others! The photos for these posters are copyrighted to a friend of mine but feel free to make your own versions! These were really great to share online with friends!! In addition to the finished posters I’m including several that are unfinished ideas, and some other puny…
Dinner's On Us - An Easy Random Act of Kindness for Families
Looking to teach the kids about charitable giving and helping others? Try this SIMPLE random act of kindness to help fight hunger in your community!
Kids Feeding with Reading
Kids Feeding with Reading is a way for kids to help kids by collecting food based on the books they read. You can participate too! Free printables.
Kid's School Memory Binder - PHYSICAL | Organize 365
The Kids’ School and Art Binder will enable you to pare down your collection of kids’ artwork into a beautiful, extra-wide binder. You will be shipped a physical 3-ring binder containing purposefully designed, full color forms and worksheets to help you organize your child’s school and artwork in chronological order. Each year of your child’s life is given a separate section, and page protectors keep those beloved creations safe for many years to come. Each binder is a 2" D ring ONE touch…
Birthday Party in a Bag to be donated to a local food pantry in honor of Juliette Gordon Low's birthday. Bag includes cake mix, frosting, disposable pan, candles, party hats, party horns, birthday card, stickers and gift bag.
Teens start food pantry for pets
By Geri Corey GOSHEN — Goshenites Darcy McDowell and Hallory McBride, both 14 years old, love animals. So when it was time for these high school freshmen to think about earning the Girl Scout Silver A...
8 Lessons Learned Volunteering At Food Bank | Donate Food to Food Bank
Can you donate expired food? Where can you donate food to food bank? 8 lessons learned from volunteering at the Food Bank of the Rockies you need to know.
How to Get Donations From Walmart
You can apply on line for grant money from Walmart's Community Giving program, administered by the Walmart Foundation. The company gave away $1.3 billion in 2013. Educational projects don't fall neatly into any of the corporation's four stated areas of charitable concentration, but they do fund some ...
Using Coupons to Donate to Charity
This article offers tips on saving money with coupons and how to donate your free or inexpensive items to charity.Also includes suggestions of where to donate free items obtained with coupons.