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Community service for preteens and teens is becoming a requirement at many middle schools. Here’s how to make that volunteer time really mean something to your child.
PTOs and PTAs often want to take action after a hurricane or other major event affects schools in other parts of the country.
As your PTO gets ready for a new school year, keep service projects up front as a way to help kids consider the world beyond themselves.
Meaningful, PTO-tested service projects that will help teach kids the value of giving back.
Nine kinds of community service projects that school families can complete together.
Six ideas to get parents and kids involved in community service efforts in the spring.
When it comes to helping students learn the value of community service, parent groups have plenty of meaningful ideas.
How to choose and run a meaningful service project that reaches beyond the school doors.
Instructions for eight different service projects (no-sew blankets, snack packs, tote bags, and more) that can be completed by students during classroom parties.
While it’s a natural fit to focus on community service during the fall and winter holidays, these ideas can be adapted to get students involved all year long.
Make your flyers and newsletters more colorful with our free clip art images.
Collect more food and have more fun with these ideas and tips for your school food drive.
An editable flyer to encourage school families to participate in a drive for canned goods that can be donated.
Ideas, flyers, and more for school parent groups planning a canned food drive or other community service activity.
Focusing on ways to honor veterans earned this PTO the 2014 Parent Group of the Year award for Outstanding Community Service Project.
Is your group planning a school community service project? Here are some key things to keep in mind.
The winner of the 2013 Outstanding Community Service Project launched a food pantry initiative to ensure that no one would go hungry—including giving needy students food-filled backpacks to take home on the weekends.
Education and community service ideas that help students better understand hunger issues.
These parent group projects help kids learn about community and their place in it.
When people in the school community face tough times, parent groups step up.
One school's 5th grade curriculum uses community service activities related to cats, dogs, and zoo animals to teach kids science.
By collecting and repairing bicycles for low-income families, PTO Today's 2009 Parent Group of the Year for Outstanding Community Service Project turned a simple annual event into a community-building exercise.
PTO Today’s 2008 Outstanding Community Service Project turned a fundraiser into a heartwarming event: Students knitted hats in all sizes for patients at the local children’s hospital, then delivered them personally.