It’s common for parents to want to foster generosity and empathy in their kids, and it goes beyond satisfying school requirements and competing for college admissions. We know that people who have a strong emotional Read More
The best volunteer opportunities plus how to be a better volunteer, highlighting role models, innovation and best practices.
So you’ve resolved to get involved this year, but you don’t know where to start? GivingCity offers this list of “greatest hits” of volunteer opportunities to help you find meaningful, rewarding events for yourself and Read More
Before we proceed with the annual list of nonprofits accepting gifts for the families they serve, I’d like to highlight one of the more rewarding “adopt a family” opportunities you’ll ever have: the Austin American-Statesman’s Read More
Who volunteers more, women or men? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, women out-volunteer men …. but not by as much as you might think. The most recent data reports that 21.8 percent of Read More
One of the city’s largest, full-day volunteer opportunities has grown to be so popular that it expanded to twice a year. It’s My Park Day allows the people who use their neighborhood parks to lead Read More