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
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
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
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
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.!
We were curious. Teens and parents often stumble upon Lion’s Heart in their quest to find volunteer opportunities. They soon realize we have a full-fledged teen volunteer program where teens volunteer throughout the year, year after year. Students join Lion’s Heart because of a strong desire to give back to their community. But now more … Continue reading The Challenge Engaging Students in Community Service – It’s Not What You Expect