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Make a Difference Day

Kindness Is Contagious: Inspiring Our Children to Make a Difference!

Nick Katsoris | Posted 06.14.2014 | Impact
Nick Katsoris

It is one thing to endeavor to make a difference in the lives of children, but when you rally children to make a difference in the lives of other children, it is doubly rewarding.

During National Volunteer Week, 'Look For The Helpers'

Michelle Nunn | Posted 06.24.2013 | Impact
Michelle Nunn

Last week, as so many of us tried to make sense of the terrible events in Boston, this message from the beloved children's television host Fred Rogers...

Can You Really Make a Difference?

Joanne Goldblum | Posted 01.08.2013 | Impact
Joanne Goldblum

I am not Bill Gates, though, and neither are you. So where does that leave us? Can ordinary people be a force for change? I believe they can.

Top Local Volunteer Projects On Make A Difference Day

Posted 10.27.2012 | Impact

Make A Difference Day, the nation’s largest day of service, activates millions of Americans to do outreach work in their local communities. The...

Gearing Up for Make A Difference Day 2011

Lisa M. Dietlin | Posted 12.21.2011 | Impact
Lisa M. Dietlin

Make A Difference Day is this Saturday, October 22nd! What will you be doing to participate?

generationOn -- Empowering Kids to Better Their World

Michelle Nunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Michelle Nunn

This past Saturday hundreds of young people joined together to launch generationOn, a global youth service movement that encourages all kids to discover their power and potential to solve real world problems through service.

Jimmy Kimmel And Habitat For Humanity: Show's Staff Volunteers For National Service Week

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

If you've followed Impact this week, you'll know that it's National Service Week, sponsored by the Entertainment Industry Foundation (EIF) and iPartic...

Make A Difference Day: Saturday's Event Brings Together Millions Of Volunteers

Huffington Post | Jonathan Daniel Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Nineteen years ago, USA WEEKEND magazine initiated Make A Difference Day, an event to encourage volunteerism and action on the fourth Saturday of ever...