ACT NOW! One way kids can make a difference today
December 23, 2011
Click To Save Species
Help save this beautful island environment by clicking a button herea>.
December 16, 2011
Google And Give
Use this special version of Google and you help provide water, food, education, or money to those who need it. Learn more herea>.
December 9, 2011
Save An Animal
Help provide food for animal shelter sites in the U.S. Go herea>.
December 5, 2011
Make Your Own Paper
Learn how to make your own paper for cards, wrapping presents, or even to decorate and give as stationery. You can find clear directions here?a>.
December 2, 2011
Give Environmental Gifts
Give a house plant, or seeds for spring gardening and potting soil. Give gifts that are made from recycled or organic materials or that support the environment. Create a gift certificate volunteering for extra chores above and beyond your regular ones.
November 25, 2011
Share Something Funny
Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest. Find something that makes you laugh and share it with someone else.
November 18, 2011
Don't Wait To Be Asked
If someone drops something, help them pick it up.
November 13, 2011
Get A Haircut
Donate your hair so it can be turned into wigs for people suffering hair loss from cancer. If your hair is at least 10" long, you can donate it. In fact, consider growing your hair just for that purpose. Go herea>.
November 2, 2011
Leave Wood To Rot
If you've cut down a tree or even trimmed a few branches off, leave one of two on the ground to rot. Rotting wood gives food and shelter to many different kinds of creatures.
October 1, 2011
Trick-Or-Treat For UNICEF
Halloween comes on October 31. This year, learn how to trick-or-treat for UNICEF. Go here?a>.
September 29, 2011
Find a way to give. You could donate cans to a food bank or a toy to Toys For Tots. You could give money to your favorite charity, or just give your time to someone who needs a friend. Giving to others will make you happy--and you'll help someone else too.
August 25, 2011
Little Things Count
Stop for a moment and think of how you can help someone. Hold the door open for an elderly person. Don't interrupt people when they're speaking, or finish their sentences for them. Pick up something someone has dropped. Nice people make an effort to be thoughtful.
August 18, 2011
Rescue An Animal
Only one in four dogs finds a permanent, loving home. Get your next pet from a shelter and give an unwanted animal a second chance.
August 16, 2011
Health Care For Children
Help provide health care for children in Mexico. Click to donate. It's free! Go here?a>.
July 27, 2011
Do Something Nice--Just Because..
Now and then when you're standing in line, let someone else go first.
July 5, 2011
Not Into Sports?
Even if you're not into sports, go to a sporting event and cheer on a friend.
June 9, 2011
Say Something Nice
Give your brother or sister a compliment or a hug.
June 6, 2011
Be tolerant of someone's disabilities. Help them if they need help. And if they don't, treat them like anyone else. Try to look beyond their disabilities to the person inside.
May 27, 2011
Give environmental gifts to your friends and family on their birthdays. Here are some suggestions:
A cloth bag for shopping or for carrying books
A lunch box with reusable food containers
A rechargeable battery charger
A can crusher
A fun recycling bin.
May 16, 2011
Say "I Love You" Without Words
Help with chores without being asked. For example, clean your room before your mom or dad asks you.
May 12, 2011
Give someone a hug for no reason at all.
May 9, 2011
Look for coins on the street and under sofa cushions. Donate the money to a good cause.
May 7, 2011
Give Fewer Things
Sometimes it's hard to find the right book, game, or clothes item for a friend's birthday. Instead, give your friend a fun experience like tickets to the movies, concerts, or a favorite sporting event.
May 6, 2011
Go The Extra Mile
Volunteer to do the dishes when it’s not your turn.
April 28, 2011
Give Back On Your Birthday
Are you glad you were born? If so, why not make your parents a card or present on your birthday--just to say "thank you."
April 23, 2011
Shine A Light
Some animals make their own light, called bioluminescence. Is there a light inside you? Be a light that shines outward on the world and makes others happy
April 15, 2011
Make A Pledge For Peace
Pledge to do your part for world peace:
I pledge to speak to others in a kind way.
I pledge to help others when they need my help.
I pledge to care for the Earth.
I pledge to respect all people of every religion and race.
I pledge to do my part to create a peaceful world.
April 9, 2011
Be A Friend
It's not easy coming to a new school. When someone new enrolls in your class, be a friend. Invite that person to sit with you at lunch so he or she doesn't have to eat alone.
April 6, 2011
Read About Children Who Are Helping Others
Read about children who are helping others and get ideas about ways you can help. Go herea>.
April 5, 2011
Provide Dental Care
Help provide dental care for children who would otherwise do without. Click to donate. It's free! Go herea>.
March 31, 2011
Say "Thank You" To A Community Worker
Make a thank you card and give it to a bus driver, mail carrier, crossing guard, fireman, policeman, or someone else who does a hard job in your community.
March 30, 2011
Save Your Pennies
Make a bank. Use it at home, at school or as part of a community group to save pennies, nickels and dimes to donate to charity. Let a number of children donate. Everyone can decide whether the money should be used for one charity or shared among several.
March 29, 2011
Click To Help People With Disabilities
Change lives and help clean up the environment. Click to donate. It's free! Go herea>.
March 25, 2011
Build A Birdfeeder
Learn about the birds that are local to your area. You can make an easy bird feeder by mixing birdseed, bread crumbs, and peanut butter and smearing it on a pinecone. Then hang it from the branch of a tree.
March 24, 2011
Tutor A Classmate
Do you know a classmate who is struggling in a subject you're good at? Offer to tutor him or her in that subject.
March 22, 2011
Help Feed Poor People In India
Many people in India don't have enough to eat. Click to donate food. It's free! Go herea>.
March 21, 2011
Do Something For Your Future Self
Start a diary and write in it twice a week. Someday you'll be glad you did and that you have a record of your younger years.
March 15, 2011
Help Fight Cancer
Cancer is a deadly disease that affects both children and adults. Click to donate to help find a cure. It's free. Go herea>.
March 11, 2011
Adopt A Senior
Do you have two grandparents? You can always use a third. Find an older person in your community you'd like to adopt and then spend time with him or her.
March 5, 2011
Help Big Cats
Big cats such as lions and tigers need our help. Click to donate. It's free. Go herea>.
March 4, 2011
Think About Others
Try not to feel sorry for yourself. Everyone has problems. Do your best to solve them and then focus on someone or something else.
March 2, 2011
Give Used Toys
If you have toys you're no longer using, donate them to a woman's shelter.
February 28, 2011
Help The Wolves
Wolves were once common throughout the United States, but now they are threatened. Help protect and restore their habitat Click to donate. It's free! Go herea>.
February 25, 2011
Remind others to be kind to pets and people. Make “Kindness” bookmarks and leave them at the library or hand them out to your friends and family.
February 14, 2011
Happy Valentine's Day
Are you giving valentines to your family and friends this year? Think about sending one to a neighbor or someone you usually wouldn't include--just to give them a lift.
February 12, 2011
Sometimes it's the simplest things that make a big difference. Just for one day, try smiling at every person you meet.
February 9, 2011
Help Feed Homeless Animals
Help provide food for animals in shelters. Click to donate (it's free!) herea>.
February 4, 2011
Save A Seal
If you'd like to help save a baby seal, click to donate (it's free!) herea>.
February 2, 2011
Expand Your Circle
Make friends with someone who's lonely--a person you wouldn't ordinarily think of as friend material. You might be surprised.
January 26, 2011
Click To Keep Children Healthy
You can help provide healthcare for needy children. Click herea>.
January 25, 2011
Bake or buy dog treats and take them to a local shelter.
January 22, 2011
Donate Used Clothes
Donate used clothes to a thrift store. You’ll not only be helping the environment by keeping these clothes out of the landfill, but you'll be helping someone in need.
January 20, 2011
Is someone you know having a birthday? List three things you can make that person instead of buying.
January 13, 2011
Give Your Book Wings
After you've finished a book, leave it in a public place. Put a note inside giving someone else permission to take it, read it, and release it to the public again.
January 8, 2011
Donate To A Hospital
Is there a hospital in your neighborhood? Donate children's magazines or used books so children have something to read. Make small notebooks with covers for waiting children to doodle on. It could be a help for parents, too.
January 5, 2011
Draw A Picture
Make a drawing or piece of art for a senior citizen. Many senior citizens find themselves in nursing homes far from their own kids and grandkids. You can help brighten their days with cheerful and lively artwork. Ask about bringing puzzles and games, baked goods, candy, or a craft project.
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