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Celebrate Family Volunteer Day!

November 16, 2012

Grab your family members and make a difference this Saturday! November 17th is Family Volunteer Day! Family volunteering encourages the members of a family to volunteer as a unit. It can be done by the whole family together, by one parent and one child or teen, or with extended family such as grandparents, aunts, uncles and cousins. It can be as simple as creating cards for children in the hospital or as complex as bonding hundreds of families together in a day of service at a community park. However families choose to do it, families engaged in service can help mobilize thousands of new volunteers and instill in the next generation a lifelong commitment to volunteering.

Need some help getting started? Check out the GenerationOn website for ideas and resources: www.generationon.org and go to the United Way of Southern Nevada Volunteer Center website to find volunteer opportunities in our community!

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