Service Ideas

Glen Arden Kids Service Ideas


  • Helping someone in the neighborhood (ex. raking leaves for free for a neighbor)
  • Visiting or singing at an assisted living facility
  • Participating in Boy Scout and Girl Scout opportunities for service
  • Making a care package for military people or others in need
  • Making a holiday basket for someone in need or in crisis
  • Helping mom or dad make something for an elderly or sick person
  • Collecting old clothes and donating them to a family shelter
  • Making get well cards for people in the hospital
  • Starting a reading club with younger children in the neighborhood (not siblings)
  • Helping with recycling projects
  • Becoming a pen pal with an elderly person (not in your family)
  • Helping parents with a church mission project or with a service project (such as serving in a soup kitchen, helping to teach Sunday School or keep the nursery at a church)
  • Helping with Volunteer Projects for charities (Setting up and taking down things for charity events, promoting a charity by making signs, putting up signs)
  • Collecting canned goods for the needy
  • Volunteering to sort or hang clothes in thrift store
  • Collecting toys or gifts for children who are sick in the hospital
  • Adopting a “grand-friend” to visit
  • Helping cook a meal for neighbors or friends who have had surgery or are sick
  • Running/Walking for Charity
  • Donating Blood
  • Working for Safety Patrol
  • Volunteering for School Service Opportunities like Student Service Learning Club
  • Volunteering to be a peer mediator at school

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