Nonprofit Spotlight: Goodwill!

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!

National Pancake Day Experience!

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!

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

Lion’s Heart Senior Spotlight – Natalie P.

Volunteering has always been a huge part of my life. It became even more important to me these past few years, organizations like Lion’s Heart helped me make a positive difference in the lives of others, kept me grounded, and offered me a break from the stress of high school. Whether it was standing in … Continue reading Lion’s Heart Senior Spotlight – Natalie P.

Ways to Volunteer Over Summer Break

With homework and extracurricular school activities finished for the year, what better time to get a variety volunteer activities and experiences under your belt? Volunteering can lead to a hidden passion that you may want to pursue in college, it can give you a sense of community and belonging, and it can look great to those … Continue reading Ways to Volunteer Over Summer Break

Crossing the Border and Giving Back

Many teens who are a part of the Lion’s Heart volunteer organization have helped others in need by getting involved in their community in meaningful and fun ways. Most often these volunteer opportunities take place in the United States and are near the Lion’s Heart chapter areas. It’s important not to forget that giving back … Continue reading Crossing the Border and Giving Back

Can Volunteering Make You Have More Time?

From our friends at Forcefield.me, a great article about volunteers feel like they actually have more time! Strange, yes, we know. Call it a completely counterintuitive phenomenon, but it turns out that volunteering may actually make you feel like you have more time. Yes, it makes little sense. For those of us already stretched thin … Continue reading Can Volunteering Make You Have More Time?

5 Lessons Teens Learn When They Volunteer

We are thrilled to have the opportunity to guest blog on VolunteerSpot. Community service is becoming a pillar in the edifice of American teenagedom. While school, sports, and even camp can be tightly scheduled and scripted experiences for students, community service offers an authentic, unscripted experience in contrast. Whether it’s serving hours towards a volunteer goal … Continue reading 5 Lessons Teens Learn When They Volunteer

This week is National Volunteer Week, so how are YOU going to volunteer?

At Lion’s Heart, we encourage our Members to get out there and give back. Serve your community with other Lion’s Heart Members, individually, or bring a friend along to share the experience of making a difference. By volunteering, teens are not only showing their compassion and empathy for their favorite causes, they’re learning to lead, … Continue reading This week is National Volunteer Week, so how are YOU going to volunteer?

Lion’s Heart Ridgefield Chapter Lends a Helping Hand

The Lion’s Heart Boys, Class of 2021 group in Ridgefield, CT collected over 100 coats and boxes of books to donate to Family and Children’s Aid in Danbury, Connecticut. Family and Children’s Aid (FCA) is a not-for-profit organization that provides innovative mental health care and therapeutic support for children and their families. The boys were … Continue reading Lion’s Heart Ridgefield Chapter Lends a Helping Hand