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Support Local Kids With These People Gives!

Kids are the future – they will be future members of society, our leaders, and our innovators. However, it should be known that we grown-ups can learn a lot from today’s kids. They have grown up differently, have a different view of the world and have navigated their childhood in very different ways. It is important to recognize how necessary it is for us (adults of all ages) to support the growth and education of the local kids in our community.

All kids deserve the right to learn, play and grow in ways that help them to learn more about who they are, help them find their passions and fuel their growth as individuals. So here are four ways you can support the local kids in your area with these gives.

Donate To Local Organizations That Support Local Kids

One of the ways you can give back and support the kids in your area is by having a look at the local non-profits! Often, schools lack the financial support to upgrade their resources and as a result, turn to organizations to help and provide the resources they need. By doing a quick search for local children’s organizations in your area, you get a better idea of the needs of the community and can help by donating either books, unused toys, food for breakfast and lunch programs,  or even making a monetary donation to help these organizations support schools and programs that are directed at improving the education and growth of the kids in your area.

Become A Mentor To Local Kids In Your Neighbourhood

A wonderful way to support the kids in your area is by being a mentor. This is an amazing way to support their education but also be a companion and lend a listening ear. This will help them identify with more role models and remind them that they are not alone.

Send a Card to Kids in a Children’s Hospital

This is a beautiful way to support the local kids in your area who are fighting to live another day. Although you may not know them personally, sending a hand-made card to a children’s hospital, shows your support to the kids who are fighting for their health. This also lets them know that you are thinking of them and are rooting for them, showing the community’s support for their recovery. This is an empowering give that will help these kids realise there are people in the community who are thinking of them and care about their health and wellbeing.

Volunteer with an Organization That Supports Local Kids

Lastly, one way you can give back is by getting involved and volunteering your time to support programs targeted at the education and growth of the kids in your area! This can range from volunteering to read at your local library to volunteering at local children’s organisation to tutoring or assisting with an after-school program. The opportunities are endless when it comes to giving back to the kids in your community by volunteering. This is a wonderful give to help support the programs already in place to help the kids in the community to learn, play and grow!

There is an abundance of ways we can support the local kids in our areas but our local community. If you are interested to learn more about giving ideas for schools, the environment or the community in general, check out 365give for some inspiration and more ideas on how you can give a little every day to help your community.

What people are saying about 365give

“I wanted to express my gratitude for the teaching you provided today. Your message was delivered eloquently, compassionately, and without judgment. The kids were engaged, and now have knowledge with which they can change the world. We all appreciated how you took the time to help us learn to build positive mindsets and practice happiness.”
Shelley Gardner, Grade 6 Ridgeview Elementary (West Vancouver)
“Actions really do speak louder than words, which is why I believe the 365give Challenge has resonated throughout my community. Every give we do is so important to us and leaves us happier and appreciating our lives a little bit more than before.”
Mahina Niyozova (Tajikistan)
“After watching the 365give TEDx Talk, I was inspired to join and begin a daily giving program in India. Today, along with 12 other volunteer women, we provide 100 meals to local underprivileged children in Bangalore for school every day.”
Deepika Ahuja, Mom (Bangalore, India)
“My life has greater meaning now.”
Renate Jorge, @BeKindBrazil and 365give Member, Family Program (Brazil)
“I just wanted to share that 365give really helped me. I am a better person now, thank you.”
MayLee, 365give Member, Individual Program
“This 365give Challenge has really injected excitement and extra enthusiasm in each work day as I think about what we can do. It has motivated me and the students.”
Cristina Peters, School Counselor (New York City, USA)
“I have seen a huge shift in energy throughout my classroom since doing the 365give Challenge. The Challenge has empowered my students to make a positive difference in the school’s community and beyond.”
Cella Adriana, Special Needs Educator /The Holliswood School (New York City, USA)
“The 365give Challenge helps students understand their impact on others. It opens avenues for introducing and discussing global and local issues in classrooms. It is powerful to watch students of all ages think about how they can make a change in another person’s life with one small act.”
Jessica Hall, Primary Teacher, French Immersion at École Pauline Johnson (West Vancouver, Canada)