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Community Service: A Family's Guide to Getting Involved

Community Service: A Family's Guide to Getting Involved

Resources

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Web SiteVolunteerMatch
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.

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

Web SiteYouth Venture
http://www.youthventure.org
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.org
This site offers information on more than 300 charities and whether they meet the Better Business Bureau's standards.

OrganizationRotary International
http://www.rotary.org
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.org
This site contains information on volunteering and community service opportunities.

Web SiteHabitat for Humanity
http://www.habitat.org
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.org
This site has a section with ideas on simplifying the holidays and countering the commercialization of our culture.



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