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Family Volunteering

Family volunteering involves more than one person in a household or extended family. It includes different generations in a family, volunteering together.

Here are some examples of volunteer activities that family members can participate in together:

  • Serving food at a food bank
  • Dropping off warm clothes during the holidays
  • Reading to senior citizens
  • Planting a community garden
  • Walking animals at an animal shelter

What do family volunteers have to say about their experiences? Watch a video.


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