Family Impact

Family Activities to Make a Difference

* Color a Smile – Pick out a page, print, and color! Mail them to Color A Smile and they will send them to people in nursing homes or soldiers overseas.
* Pack for for Feed My Starving Children or a local food bank
* Adopt a trail and organize a clean up to get rid of litter
* Sponsor a child and write letters every month
* Adopt an animal (in real life or sponsor an animal at a rescue online)
* Collect pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House
* Make seed bombs for planting (no digging or water required!) You can find the recipe here and can use seeds to attract butterflies and/or bees.
*Do a charity fun run/walk together
*Volunteer at an animal shelter
*Take extra produce to a local food pantry or wildlife center
*Have a lemonade stand or bake sale and donate profits to charity
* Donate you hair to make wigs for cancer patients (you can also do a head shaving fundraiser like St. Baldrick’s.)
*Write letters to important people in your life
*Deliver flowers to a nursing home
* Have a clothing exchange party and swap clothes with family and friends to update your wardrobe.