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4 Resources to Help You Give Back

Turn Thanksgiving into thankful giving

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As you think about all that you have to be thankful for, think about the many God-given resources you have to share. Volunteering is a wonderful way to live out your faith and values by helping others. At the same time, you can experience the many rewards that come with making a difference in people's lives.

So many ways to care & share

Look around you and you'll find thousands of ways to get involved – ways to give back by sharing your time, talents and treasures to support causes and organizations that matter most to you.

Many websites can help you find local, national and international volunteer opportunities, such as:

  • The Network for Good – This organization's goal is to connect people to charities through the Internet. The site has a search tool to pinpoint volunteer organizations that welcome children or teens. It also includes a useful list of 10 Tips on Volunteering Wisely.
  • Doing Good TogetherTM – Expressly family-focused, the site includes ideas on how parents and kids can volunteer and help others.
  • Volunteer match – This is a great resource to help find an organization that aligns with how you'd like to help others, your community, the environment or the world.
  • Feeding America – Find a local food bank to support. Invite friends and family to join you. Help a family in need enjoy a meal this Thanksgiving.

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