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The Bowie Interfaith Pantry & Emergency Aid Fun offers support to families experiencing a crisis, the under and unemployed, the disabled and others who are in need. Families…

3120 Belair Drive, Bowie, Maryland 20715

Families can help support ‘any soldier’ that is serving our country through the donation of a care package. Simply visit the website and choose a soldier(s) to support…

The annual Potomac Watershed Cleanup is a wonderful, hands-on way for children to pick up trash at any existing cleanup site. For more information or to register, go online.

Parenting in the Brandywine Valley is better with The Buzz. The Buzz offers a weekly calendar of events, plus commentary by local mom/pediatrician and links to all kinds of area…

Delaware

Claude Moore Colonial Farm recreates life on an 18th century tenant farm in colonial Virginia. See volunteers dressed in period clothes talk about tobacco farming, animal…

6310 Georgetown Pike, McLean, Virginia 22101

A-SPAN welcomes children and their parents as volunteers on our Homeless Bagged Meal Program. With parent supervision, children and teenagers may prepare and/or serve bagged meals…

2708-B South Nelson Street, Arlington, Virginia 22210

The Outer Banks, while not a day trip can certainly be called a wonderful weekend getaway and most definitely an enjoyable week-long vacation. Our Kids’ favorite areas are…

North Carolina

ACTS is a community organization whose mission is to alleviate hunger, homelessness and domestic violence, and help people achieve self-sufficiency in the Prince William area.…

PO Box 74, Dumfries, Virginia 22026

BiddingForGood is a charitable auction community where proceeds go to schools and nonprofit causes nationwide. You can support local auctions in our area or choose to get involved…

The Sunshine Mail Foundation hosts monthly card making programs, where kids and families come together to create cards for children in need, including children in homeless…

Thurmont, MD is a quick getaway from the DC metro area in Frederick County, Maryland. Dubbed ‘Gateway to the Mountains,’ Thurmont is home to Cunningham Falls Park and…

Maryland

Shelter House, Inc. is a community-based, non-profit organization serving homeless families in Fairfax County, Virginia. Volunteer opportunities for supervised youth include:…

2579 John Milton Drive, Suite 220, Herndon, Virginia 20171

The Carpenter’s Shelter serves over 1,000 homeless and formerly homeless children, families and adults. There are volunteer opportunities available for older children…

930 North Henry Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Pensacola with Kids – everything Kids. Everything Pensacola. On this website, run by two local moms, they have a calendar of events plus a guide of activities in the area.

Florida

Traveling to Boston? Look no further than BostonCentral.com, a locally-owned website and newsletter. It’s the #1 online destination for family fun in the Greater Boston &…

Massachusetts

Books for Soldiers in a non-profit corporation support troops overseas by providing books, DVDs, games and other supplies. Families can register online to become an official…

Trekaroo is the fun way to get the inside scoop on traveling with kids. With thousands of kid-friendly activities and hotels, Trekaroo unearths delightful discoveries near and far.

Sure, you may already have visited the picturesque Inner Harbor, but have you taken a camel ride or experienced the giant tree slide at the award-winning Maryland Zoo? Ridden the…

Maryland

Children’s National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area. Families can give financially to Children’s or…

111 Michigan Avenue, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20010

Let those animal-loving youngsters know that the AWLA can help them host a grrrrrreat birthday party! That’s right, the League is now offering Birthday Pawties” for…

4101 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22304

Free Fun in Austin is run by local mom, Heidi who has lived in Austin for 12 years. The website dedicated to lots of free activities and events in and around the Austin area. …

Texas

Grand Rapids Kids is the premier parent resource for West Michigan. They have an event calendar, blog, guides for all things kids (think birthday parties, classes, sports, etc.)…

Michigan

Cards for Hospitalized Kids (CFHK) is a national organization that spreads hope, joy and magic through handmade cards to kids across America who are hospitalized and/or seriously…

You can help assist military families in need through volunteering with the USO. Visit www.usometrodc.org for a full list of opportunities. For Operation USO Care Packages,…

Kid Baltimore is a local blog run by Joyce Hesselberth. Her blog is a collection of great places to take the kids in and around the Baltimore area.

Maryland

Martha’s Table works to build a better future for their clients through healthy food, affordable clothing and quality education. Volunteer opportunities are available for…

2114 14th St. NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20009

Brain Injury Services, Inc. has a variety of opportunities for parents and children to work together with kids and adults who have sustained brain injuries. Contact Michelle Thyen…

8136 Old Keene Mill Road, Suite B102, Springfield, Virginia 22152

What’s Doing? Family Fun in Tampa Bay is a local blog that offers up kid-friendly and family friends event listings and activities. Also listed are deals, freebies and…

Florida

Parent Map is a local guide for families in the Seattle area. They cover activities and resources from Edmonds to Seattle, to the Eastside, Tacoma, Bremerton and Olympia.

Washington

Color A Smile distributes drawings made by young artists every month to nursing homes, meals on wheels programs and individuals all across the country. Your child(ren) can simply…

Through We Give Books, kids of all ages can participate in volunteering. How It Works 1. You choose and support a literacy partner focused on putting books in the hands of…

The Moms for Meals program encourages parents and to volunteer with their children during the summer and winter breaks from school. Meal delivery only takes about an hour and can…

515 South Haven Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21224

Just a short hop from the DC metro are, Delaware has several wonderful, family-friendly beaches. Several of the beaches have been listed as tops for families and considered…

Delaware

Brandywine Valley is located in southern Chester County, PA. Lots of history between the Battle of Brandywine and northern New Castle County, DE where the paper was milled for the…

Delaware

From PBS Kids Go – this is a guide for kids on Volunteering. There are topics on how to make a difference, helping people, the environment, animals and more. This tool is a…

You can volunteer in a variety of capacities at Food for Others. You can: Hold your own food drive and donate the proceeds to Food for Others. Help the warehouse team with the…

2938 Prosperity Avenue, Fairfax, Virginia 22031

GenerationOn is the global youth service movement igniting the power of all kids to make their mark on the world. Choose from a variety of ideas on how you and your family can…

NYMetroParents launched its own parenting web resource in early 1999. The website features family-related businesses and services from all over the NY Region.

New York

Search for volunteer opportunities in the Montgomery County Volunteer Center’s online database, sign up to receive their monthly newsletter and more!

12900 Middlebrook Road, Suite 1600, Germantown, Maryland 20874

SOME offers volunteer opportunities for children at least 13 years of age where they can help serve meals in the dining room. For younger children, SOME would love help with a non…

71 O Street, NW, Washington, District Of Columbia 20001

The Capital Area Food Bank has opportunities for youth over the age of 12 to volunteer. Children between the age of 12 and 14 are not allowed to work in the warehouse without…

6833 Hill Park Drive, Lorton, Virginia 22079

Network for Good, A Kid’s Guide to Giving is an online guide for kids to sort through various charities and decide where they’d like to put their time and energy.

The Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) has opportunities for children to volunteer at their facility. Once a month families with children ages 5 to 10 can head to the AFAC…

2708 South Nelson Street, Arlington, Virginia 22206

To work on an actual Habitat build site you must be 16 years of age or older. But if you are younger than 16, you can still help. Ages 5 to 15 can: Create greeting cards for…

Recognized as one of the Best Places to Travel in 2017″ by Harper’s Bazaar, Pittsburgh makes for a family-friendly getaway easy enough to do over a long weekend.…

Pennsylvania

Manna Food Center, a nonprofit organization, strives to eliminate hunger in Montgomery County through food distribution, education, and advocacy. Families can help support the…

9311 Gaither Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

The Capitol Hill Pregnancy Center councils women through unexpected pregnancies and also provides many needed items to new mothers. They receive lots of clothes donations which…

713 Maryland Avenue, NE, Washington, District Of Columbia 20002

Lorton Community Action Center (LCAC) is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization, dedicated to improving the quality of life for underprivileged families and children in the Lorton,…

PO Box 154, Lorton, Virginia 22199

A Top 20 Destinations in the World for 2013 by National Geographic Traveler, the Hudson Valley is a National Heritage Area. Take an overnight trip and get your history on. The…

New York

Once a year, the American Red Cross delivers holiday greetings to veterans, military families and active-duty service members at hospitals and installations around the world. …