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3 Ways to Give

Youth Tips & Activities

Calling all kids! Did you know that even a small portion of your money or time can create a big impact in someone else’s life? It’s true! When you choose to give, you have the power to make a difference in major ways. Let’s explore three examples of how giving can create positive change:  3 ways to give graphic

Helping the hungry 

Imagine using a part of your money to provide meals for those in need. You can donate to a local food bank or soup kitchen, where your contribution will help feed hungry children, adults, and whole families. Your donation can give someone a warm, nourishing meal and make their day a little brighter. 

Additional reading: FeedingAmerica.org 

Protecting our planet 

We all have a part to play protecting our planet—and that includes you, too! Consider donating a portion of your money to organizations that work toward safeguarding wildlife, planting trees, or cleaning our oceans. Your contribution can support conservation work, endangered species, or sustainable living efforts. 

Additional reading: WorldWildlife.org 

Assisting animal shelters 

Have a soft spot for furry friends? Consider contributing a portion of your money to animal shelters or rescue organizations. Your donation will be turned into food, medical care, and shelter for abandoned or mistreated animals. With your support, these organizations can rescue and rehabilitate animals, find them loving homes, and give them a second chance at a happy life.  

Additional reading: How Kids Can Help Animals in Shelters: An Expert Guide 

Even a small amount of money can have a tremendous impact when it comes to helping others and making the world a better place. Don’t forget that giving your time can be just as valuable. Be sure to explore the additional reading links above for more ways to make a difference.