Educating Volunteer With The Elderly

1744 WordsMar 8, 20177 Pages
In my home town they have started two very well known organizations that were designed to help the children in the community. These two organizations are known as Kids First and WeCare. The heads of these organizations hold silent auctions, radio auctions, and clothes and food drives to donate to families within the community who are not able to afford to purchase these items on their own budgets. There are to girls who decided that they wanted to help the lower income families within our community and within their own school systems. These two girls, who happen to be sisters, started a coat and blanket drive to host at their school which they hold every year. They simply ask the other students to bring in their old coats that they have…show more content…
Goodwill is an organization in which people donate unwanted items for other people to buy at a lower cost than brand new items from a store. Not only can people help by donating but they can also help by buying items from the stores too. According to the organization’s Website, Goodwill is a non-profit organization that spends about eighty-three cents on every dollar they make on programs and services for those in need (“Think Before You Donate,” 2015, para. ). Goodwill not only benefits the community in which they are located in, but also on a national level all around the nation. Another nation-wide organization that several people participate in is Operation Christmas Child. This is one organization that is simple, not too costly, and still extremely effective for those who receive it. For those donating, it’s as simple as filling a shoebox with items for either a boy or a girl, marking it for a specific age group and dropping it off at a specified location. This organization mainly targets children whose parents cannot afford to give them presents or sometimes the necessities they need. These shoe boxes may be the only thing that a child receives around Christmas time. Taking a small amount of time out of the day and buying the items to fill the shoebox is just a small price to pay to help someone in need. Another nation wide organization that is simple to participate in is the Angel Tree Program. This program is usually highly
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