A great way to give back to the community is to donate your used clothing to a thrift store or second-hand store. One of the best places to do that is Goodwill. Goodwill is an American nonprofit organization where you can donate all sorts of used goods which helps create jobs for those in need. … Continue reading Nonprofit Spotlight: Goodwill!
It’s the end of the school year and summer is almost here, what are you going to do now? Keep on volunteering! If you live near the beach, try to do a beach cleanup. You can enjoy the beach while helping the environment. You can also do this at a lake or anywhere nature-related. Littering and … Continue reading What to do Over the Summer — Volunteering Edition!
The next time you clean out your closet, instead of throwing out your old clothes, donate them! 1. It’s better for the environment. Donating your unwanted clothes is a great way to decrease your footprint on our environment. Fashion is the second largest polluting industry in the world, second only to oil. People continuously buy … Continue reading Donate Your Clothes, Don’t Throw Them Away!
Do you play a sport or enjoy watching sports? If you do, a great way to give back to the community is to become a coach or a referee for the sport you enjoy! Personally, I have been playing soccer since first grade. When I first began playing soccer, I started out with AYSO, a … Continue reading Nonprofit Highlight – AYSO
March 12th is National Pancake Day, an annual event in which iHop gives out a free stack of pancakes for anyone who goes to an iHop anytime between 7 AM and 7 PM. This day isn’t simply just a day for people to get free pancakes; it is organized to encourage people to donate money … Continue reading National Pancake Day Experience!
A great way you can help your community is preparing care packages (also known as survival kits or blessing bags) for the people in need! Deliver them when you meet someone in need, or donate them to local shelters that accept them (see link below for locations). Care packages can be made quickly with items … Continue reading DIY Care Packages for People in Need: A How-To Guide
Seeing Lion's Heart members in action out in the community is so exciting. One look at our social media platforms will reveal how much we enjoy posting, reposting and sharing stories of our member's experiences. We strive to share highlights in order to inspire others and to showcase amazing experiences that come out of volunteering. … Continue reading Member Spotlight – Holiday Book Wrapping
December is here, and with that comes the holiday cheer and preparations! To make your holiday season even more fulfilling and enjoyable, volunteer and give back to your community! Check out our fun ideas for volunteering for the holiday season, and learn more about some of our favorite organizations with holiday initiatives. One of the organizations highlighted … Continue reading Nonprofit Spotlight: Toys for Tots
Happy December Everyone! Another year has gone by and we are so thankful to each and every one of our amazing members. their families, and all our extraordinary volunteers. You all are doing amazing things to build strong communities and make a positive difference in the lives of others. An additional #lionsheartstrong thank you to … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness – Holiday Calendar 2018
December is almost here, and that means the much-anticipated holiday season is revving up! Even though it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement, giving back to the community and helping others can make it an even more amazing Holiday Season. We wanted to share a few holiday volunteering ideas that Lion's Heart individuals, … Continue reading Fun Ideas for Volunteering this Holiday Season