As a child, I was always taught it was a Mitzvah to donate. As we enter the Holiday season with Covid it so important to help others that are affected by this awful pandemic or just people and families that need help.
Giving back is one of the greatest gifts a person can experience, seeing first-hand how your time, expertise or effort can help make the lives of others better. Instilling that knowledge in children at an early age is a great way not just to add to the charity and volunteerism numbers, but it will also have a major impact on their own lives as well.
For children and teenagers, self-esteem can be everything. The experience of volunteering – whether it’s helping out at a soup kitchen, donating time as a camp counselor or school aid or getting involved in a global organization – helps add a dimension of focus and pride within.
For kids and especially teenagers on summer break, volunteering will not only help keep them occupied, but it can also help them build life skills and expand their horizons. If they become emotionally invested in a cause they support, they’ll be more excited to return each day.
In Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Chamblee, Doraville, and Atlanta there are a few agencies.
Please go to the website for more information.
Outside Sandy Springs, Dunwoody, Chamblee, Doraville, there are a lot more.
Please remember, because of the Pandemic some agencies are not taking items. Rather they are only taking money. Please review each agency and see what they are doing.
Please email Sandy Springs Dunwoody Macaroni Kid to be added to this list! And Thank You!
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