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easyeveryday volunteerprojects for kids Looking for ways to fight boredom this summer, while at the same time making a lasting, beneficial impact on your child’s life? Try volunteering! Nothing teaches a work ethic better than a volunteer parentchild project. Research shows that the younger the youth are when they start to volunteer, the more likely they will continue the habit throughout their lives. So what can you and your children do to help?

Bake cookies for someone who is sick, sad, or lonely. Record stories for those who have poor vision, and share with churches, libraries, or rehab facilities. Take care of your neighbor’s yard or pet while they are gone. Contact Habitat for Humanity to contribute to a build. You can even plan a vacation around a build in another city or state. Sew pillows for breast cancer patients. Contact the Daviess County Extension

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