What is Volunteering?

The concept of volunteer service is often blurred with "helping out". Oftentimes, the two are used interchangeably. If you're helping a teacher after school, is that considered volunteering or not? What exactly is volunteering? According to Google, volunteering is to offer to do something for free. In Lion's Heart, the definition of what volunteering is … Continue reading What is Volunteering?

Nonprofit Spotlight: International Sanctuary

What is International Sanctuary's mission? International sanctuary has a mission to help young women who are rescued from the horrible human trafficking and tries to help them get back on track. It's is a nonprofit organization that sells beautiful jewelry handcrafted by these young women, helping them gain the necessary skills for their future. They … Continue reading Nonprofit Spotlight: International Sanctuary

Why You Should Continue Volunteering as a College Student

Seniors who will be graduating this year — Congratulations! You all have worked hard, especially incorporating your volunteer work along with your studies. Lion’s Heart is extremely proud of all our graduating seniors, and we thank you for continuing to serve with us throughout your high school career. Being a first-time college student can be … Continue reading Why You Should Continue Volunteering as a College Student

What to do Over the Summer — Volunteering Edition!

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!

Random Acts of Kindness – Holiday Calendar 2018

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

Lion’s Heart Appoints New Executive Director

IRVINE, Calif., April 19, 2018 — Lion’s Heart announced today that its Board of Directors has named Becca Tankersley as the organization’s next Executive Director effective June 11, 2018. She will work in partnership with the Lion’s Heart Board of Directors, staff, volunteers, and community partners to lead the organization forward in creating innovative paths … Continue reading Lion’s Heart Appoints New Executive Director

The Values Lion’s Heart Taught Me

My name is Allie Wood and I got involved in Lion’s Heart in 7th grade after a friend told me about the organization. I immediately wanted to start volunteering in the community. One of my favorite traditions with my group was baking cookies for Serra’s Pantry's holiday party. It was a great bonding experience as … Continue reading The Values Lion’s Heart Taught Me

In the News: Lion’s Heart Teen Volunteers Honored in Franklin, MA.

In the news! Congrats to our Members in Franklin, MA. for winning President's Volunteer Service Awards and being recognized in Wicked Local, Franklin news. So proud of their dedication to volunteering and giving back to the community. Great article about some equally great young men and women! Here is a snippet of the great article about … Continue reading In the News: Lion’s Heart Teen Volunteers Honored in Franklin, MA.

10 Unique Volunteer Activities

Curing with the Most Kindness Lamorinda, California, girls 2020 group made cards for hospitalized children at their meeting. Most Constructive Volunteer Opportunity Larchmont-Mamaroneck, New York, girls 2020 group helped refurbished an abandoned school in Yonkers, NY. Coldest Opportunity with the Warmest Thanks Park City, Utah, boys 2022 group collected and donated clothes for Utah Health clinic last winter. Most … Continue reading 10 Unique Volunteer Activities

Photo Contest WINNER, Mackenzie E.!

Announcing the Lion's Heart spring photo contest winner for submitting this great photo of her Trabuco Canyon/Coto, CA 2022 girls group picking beans for the Second Harvest Food Bank. What a great photo of Lion's Heart Members volunteering and making a difference in their community! Congratulations Mackenzie! Here is the winning photo:    By winning the … Continue reading Photo Contest WINNER, Mackenzie E.!