Volunteering

Volunteering

Resources

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Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
http://www.ymca.net
YMCAs also offer camps, computer classes, and community service opportunities in addition to fitness classes.

American Red Cross
http://www.redcross.org
The American Red Cross helps prepare communities for emergencies and works to keep people safe every day. The website has information on first aid, safety, and more.

VolunteerMatch
http://www.volunteermatch.org
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.

SERVEnet
http://servenet.org
This site contains information on volunteering and community service opportunities.

Ronald McDonald House Charities
http://www.rmhc.com
Ronald McDonald House Charities provides comfort and care to families with children in the hospital.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA)
http://www.aspca.org/site/PageServer
The ASPCA provides education about the humane treatment of animals (including finding and caring for a pet) and pet adoption opportunities nationwide.

Tanner's Totes
http://www.tannerstotes.com
Tanner's Totes is a non-profit organization that helps pre-teens and teens with cancer and other conditions that require long term hospital stays. The group provides tote bags filled with age-appropriate items to older kids and teens (often a "forgotten" demographic as donations mostly focus on younger kids).

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer
http://www.alexslemonade.org
A unique foundation that evolved from a young cancer patient's front-yard lemonade stand to a nationwide fundraising movement to find a cure for pediatric cancer.

Student Conservation Association
http://thesca.org/
SCA provides college and high school-aged members with hands-on conservation service opportunities in virtually every field imaginable, from tracking grizzlies through the Tetons to restoring desert ecosystems and teaching environmental education.

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