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!
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
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 interns went to the Dashing Doggie Fashion Show, in Laguna Hills, CA. on July 23rd, to interview our Members and the event chair, while taking pictures, and helping out with the event. Here is what they found out! Rochelle Chacon, a Real Estate broker associate, had seen the real estate housing market undergo … Continue reading Dashing Doggie Fashion Show benefitting the OCSPCA
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.
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
What better time to talk about serving your community than National Volunteer Week? Teens not only show compassion and empathy for their favorite causes, while they learn to lead and boost their college resumes in the process. Research shows that teens who volunteer are happier and feel more connected to others in their community. We encourage … Continue reading 7 Great Ways to Give Back This Week, or Better Yet, All Year Round!
Harness your high school volunteering habit into real rewards on your college expenses. As many of America’s 20.5 million college students would attest, education does not come cheap. But there may be a way that you can learn more about your community, gain valuable skills and potentially save money on your college tuition — simply … Continue reading How Volunteering Can Help Offset College Costs