International Youth Day: How to Give Back
Jul 20, 2016
On International Youth Day, remember that there are many ways to make an positive impact on a young life. Here are some of our favorites:
Stuff the Bus
With students heading back to school this month, the need is great for school supplies and food items. Purchase a backpack to help 24,000 area children, veterans and people experiencing homelessness, or learn how to host your own collection drive.
Become a Mentor
“My son is transitioning into college and leaving home,” read a note we received this week. “I have a feeling I’m going to miss being his mentor and parent.”
Learn more about mentoring opportunities in the National Capital Community.
Become a Volunteer
When you volunteer—whether it’s for an hour, a day, once a week, or once a month—you can create a tremendous impact on another person’s life.
United Way NCA’s VITA program supported over 8,000 in 2021 – returning $11.4M back into the hands of familiesThe Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program delivers one of the most crucial resources to low-income communities across the National Capital Area. The program provides free tax help to low- […]
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