Charity and Children
Alex's Lemonade Stand
CBS 3 will be holding an on-air fundraiser in honor of Alexandra Scott to raise awareness of pediatric cancer.
Awards for Youth Volunteers
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards is entering its sixteenthyear of honoring young people ages 11 - 18 for outstanding acts of community service. If you know a young volunteer, pass the word along.
Buy and Give to Charity
Check out books and products that are about charity, or offer a percentage of profits to benefit charitable projects and organizations.
Celebrate a Birthday for a Needy Child
Many children never get to celebrate their birthdays because their families are impoverished. Here's how you can help brighten a child's birthday.
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Dying Boy Inspires Others to Feed the Hungry
An eleven-year old boy's dying wish was not to go on an amusement park vacation, but to help feed the hungry and poor. If Brenden Foster doesn’t inspire you to give back, who will?
Kids Vote to Decide How Disney Donates $1 Million
Disney, no stranger to corporate philanthropy, is encouraging its young fans to believe they can make a difference in the world. With “Friends for Change,” Disney has even given kids the power to determine how its $1 million donation will be divided.
Obama’s Call to Service Creates Controversy
Long before President-Elect Barack Obama made history on November 4 of 2008, he had set aside plans to encourage Americans to give back to their fellow citizens. Yet, this altruistic call to service has triggered an internet-wide controversy. What on Earth can possibly be bad about helping others?
Plan Your Costume Drive Now
Halloween is right around the corner. While you and your children plan what costumes they'll wear for this fun holiday, why not think about those who cannot afford to participate? Start planning a costume drive today.
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Teens Volunteering More Than Working Charity Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Charity Site Map
Interesting results from a new survey show that teens are volunteering more often than working at part-time jobs. And, they’ve also become reverse role models, encouraging their parents to volunteer more.
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