What Do You Care About?
Do you love animals? Maybe reduce, reuse, recycle is your motto! You might be super artistic always choosing to color or draw… or maybe you love to read a good book.
Whatever your talents and interests, you can find ways to give back to your community and make a difference in the areas you care about the most. Here are some suggestions to help you get started. Ask yourself the question, what do you care about?
Animal shelters are a temporary safe placement for homeless and rescue animals until a loving family is found. There are many projects you can do to help animals in shelters live better lives and find people to adopt them.
The environment is the world around us. It includes the air we breathe, the water we drink, the plants we eat…plus the wildlife, woods, meadows and oceans we enjoy! It is very important to protect our environment in order to live happy and healthy lives. YOU can lend a helping hand to help keep our environment clean!
People who are homeless don’t have their own safe place to live and sleep. Many of these homeless people are families with young children. It is important that we help children that are homeless so they can have happy and healthy lives!
More than 38 million people in the US can’t afford food most days! Many families don’t know when they’ll have their next meal. Kids can get food at school, but what about before they get to school or on weekends? There are many things you can do to help kids that are hungry and can’t afford healthy foods to ensure they are eating properly and developing strong minds and bodies.
Literacy means a person’s ability to read, write and speak English and the ability to solve problems. We are constantly faced with the need to read and understand information. You can work with younger kids to help insure success in their future!
We all like to think that our grandparents and other family elders are happy and enjoying their later years surrounded by loving friends and family. Unfortunately, not all senior citizens are so lucky. Many have families that have moved away and their friends are no longer with them. Many seniors are lonely. They don’t drive and have trouble getting out to do errands or to enjoy social occasions. There are many things we can do to help seniors live more independent and happy lives.