12/23/2010 02:07 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Giving In Focus 2010: Unique Ways Americans Are Making A Difference (VIDEO)

Across the country, Americans are finding innovative ways to help those around them.

Whether it's using horses to brighten the lives of disabled children or helping troubled youth get a new lease on life through boat-making, photojournalists take a look at how people are using their skills to give back in their communities.

Tom Foreman hosts CNN's Giving In Focus special.