Volunteer Opportunities for Families
Young people who volunteer just one hour or more a week are 50% less likely to abuse drugs and engage in at-risk behavior.
89% of household give to charities each year.
Here are just a couple ways to volunteer as a family:
Girls on the Run 5K
November 22nd at Liberty Park at 8:00 am
Any one welcome, moms, dads, kids, friends, anyone who can run or walk three miles! It’s for a great cause. Girls on the Run is an organization that educates and prepares girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living through a program that includes running and will culminate in this 5K race.
Utah Food Bank
Deliver and/or decorate food boxes for homebound seniors.
Assisted Living Facility or Rest Home
Make cards or drawings for the elderly. You could even bring some decorations to put on doors or walls.
Put together hygiene, school, or newborn kits to be sent to needy people across the world.
211 Information and Referral
If you are looking for more to do, 211 can connect you with something else that would fit your families needs.
Ronald McDonald House
Gather another family together to make sack lunches or casseroles that families staying at the Ronald McDonald house can eat.