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Community Service: A Family's Guide to Getting Involved


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Web SiteVolunteerMatch
http://www.volunteermatch.orgThis link will open in a new window.
VolunteerMatch is dedicated to putting you in touch with volunteer organizations in your area. You can enter the name of a group you'd like to know more about, search by your ZIP code, or browse all the available opportunities.

OrganizationRonald McDonald House Charities
http://www.rmhc.comThis link will open in a new window.
Ronald McDonald House Charities provides comfort and care to families with children in the hospital.

Web SiteYouth Venture
http://www.youthventure.orgThis link will open in a new window.
Youth Venture helps young people develop their own opportunities for leadership through community service organizations, small business ventures, or after-school clubs.

OrganizationBetter Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance
http://www.give.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This site offers information on more than 300 charities and whether they meet the Better Business Bureau's standards.

OrganizationRotary International
http://www.rotary.orgThis link will open in a new window.
Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.

Web SiteSERVEnet
http://servenet.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This site contains information on volunteering and community service opportunities.

Web SiteHabitat for Humanity
http://www.habitat.orgThis link will open in a new window.
A nonprofit housing organization building simple, decent, affordable housing in partnership with people in need.

Web SiteCenter for a New American Dream
http://www.newdream.orgThis link will open in a new window.
This site has a section with ideas on simplifying the holidays and countering the commercialization of our culture.