“Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11.” - President Obama in his weekly address, Aug. 27, 2011
Featured Service Opportunities
Decorate a handprint and help raise up to $500,000 to educate youth in Nicaragua and Indonesia!
Deadline: May 8, 2017
This is the easiest way for even the youngest member of your family to raise money in the comfort of your own home for a good cause.
Donate baby carrriers for refugees in Greece!
"Carry the Future" is collecting soft structured baby carriers (such as Ergos and Baby Bjorns) to be shipped to Greece and fitted for parents making the trek from Syria and elsewhere in Europe with their children. More info can be found on where to send carriers here
Before you serve...
Having the proper motivation, context and tools are crucial to making your service experience a meaningful one for every member of your family and will go far in engendering goodwill among those in the broader community.
To answer questions such as "Why can't I just sit home and watch TV?" or "What difference does bagging rice make?" please read the information on the "Service 101" page!
"You learn, you earn, you return." -Unknown