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How To Raise Your Kids To Be Good Citizens

Posted 10.06.2014 | Black Voices

We always want the best for our children. How do we teach them to want the best for others? We've partnered with McDonald's to bring you tips on h...

5 Easy Ways To Make A Difference This Holiday Season

Julia Schemmer | Posted 02.03.2014 | Teen
Julia Schemmer

By thinking globally and acting locally, you can make a difference this holiday season in the lives of families across the world, or across the street. Here are some ideas to get you started.

How Volunteering Could Lead to Your Next Job

Stefanie Greenberg | Posted 02.02.2014 | Impact
Stefanie Greenberg

Holiday volunteers not only directly impact the lives of the people they serve, volunteering grants a competitive edge for the volunteers in the job market.

Is a Volunteer Vacation Right for Your Family?

Amy Whitley | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel
Amy Whitley

You already travel regularly with your kids. You know that family travel can be eye-opening and foster better global understanding. Are you ready for a volunteer vacation? Here's what you need to know before volunteering abroad with kids.

7 Ways Teens Can Give Back During the Holidays

Simone Bernstein | Posted 02.06.2013 | Teen
Simone Bernstein

Winter break is a great time for teens to volunteer and find ways to get involved and to give back to their communities.

Making Service A Holiday Tradition For The Whole Family

Calla Gilson | Posted 01.24.2013 | Impact
Calla Gilson

Year after year it seemed to be the same old routine: after finishing the dishes from Thanksgiving dinner, my extended family members would each draw ...

Thanksgiving Volunteers, We Are Thankful For YOU! Submit Your Photos

Posted 11.21.2012 | Impact

This year, we are thankful for YOU, volunteers! The need is especially great this Thanksgiving. Superstorm Sandy has displaced thousands who may no...

PHOTOS: How To Give Back On Thanksgiving

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.20.2012 | San Francisco

Thanksgiving isn't about stuffing our faces until our vision blurs and we can't tell if the Cowboys are losing by 13 points or 30. Well, it isn't just...

One Billion Reasons to Celebrate This Time of Year

Brad Smith | Posted 01.14.2013 | Impact
Brad Smith

As most people prepare for the upcoming holiday gift-giving season, at Microsoft we're just wrapping up a favorite time of the year on campus, the Employee Giving Campaign.

Teen Celeb Holiday Charities Of Choice (And How To Donate!)

Posted 12.25.2011 | Home

It's finally winter break, you have some extra cash, time, and just can't shake that warm-and-fuzzy holiday feeling telling you it's time to do someth...

Real Christmas Lights

Randi Miller | Posted 01.16.2012 | DC
Randi Miller

For kids who have survived domestic violence or sexual abuse, the whole world is upside down, and instead of being the happiest time of the year, Christmas tends to be just the opposite.

The Goods: Visit HuffPost Impact's Online Store for Shopping With a Higher Purpose

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

For the second holiday season in a row, the HuffPost Impact team and our partners at Causecast have put together The Goods -- an online store where goods and services for those in need can be purchased in the name of your friends and family members.