Family Volunteer Day
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Held annually, the Saturday before Thanksgiving, Family Volunteer Day is an opportunity for families to work together to serve their community. Family Volunteer Day is a national day of service presented by the Hands On Network and the Walt Disney Company. Volunteering as a family provides quality time for busy families and strengthens communication while having a positive impact on local communities across the country.
While there are a number of ways to get connected to volunteer opportunities, you should start by talking with your family — figure out what your common interests are and agree to find a project that will work for everyone. It may be easiest to write down project ideas and interests and vote, but remember to keep your list for the next time!
The Volunteer Center can help your family find a wide variety of projects with over 350 non-profit agencies in the Lehigh Valley, simply click here to visit our searchable database and enter your keywords and zip codes for a customized list of projects. Some projects may not be available for younger children, so it is essential to ask about age guidelines. Because of these restrictions, it may be easier to…
Plan something on your own in your neighborhood — sometimes these projects can be the most meaningful, flexible, and have the greatest impact. Take your family idea list and see what can be done in your neighborhood or with your congregation, youth or civic groups. To get you started, we have some successful projects to consider. It really can be as easy as...
The Volunteer Center is happy to help you get started on Family Volunteer Day. Please email us at email@example.com for any questions, and to let us know what your family will be doing! We’d love to see your pictures and share your successes with other families!