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7 Ways to Give Back: DC Groups That Need Your Support NOW

You can lend a (socially distant) hand by donating to these DC charities and groups.

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It’s Time to Party with the Pups at Annenberg PetSpace

What’s better than kids and pets? A party where they can all hang out!

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Crayons for a Cause: This Non-Profit Gives Those Old Crayons New Life

They’re donated to deserving schools and daycare centers!

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Give Back With Girl Scout Cookies: Here’s How to Donate to Everyday Heroes

The easiest way to give the gift of Girl Scout cookies!

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Waffles + Mochi

Walmart Teams Up with “Waffles + Mochi” for a Game That Gives Back

The Hidden World of Waffles + Mochi launches today and gameplay gives back to food-insecure families

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Here’s How Your Kiddo Can Sign Up for the Free Scholastic Summer Reading Program

The Scholastic Summer Reading program has free e-books, virtual events, and more.

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Kellogg’s & GLAAD Collabed on This Glitter-Covered Cereal for Pride Month

Together With Pride is coming to a cereal bowl near you this May.

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7 Ways to Spread the Love on Valentine’s Day

“We can make our kids feel special while also giving them the opportunity to spread the joy of the holiday to others.”

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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree

When you’re done with your tree, consider using one of the following recycling services in or around Portland.

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Mother Nature Calls! Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree & Lights

Give your Christmas tree an “ever-green” send-off by recycling it to its second life.

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This GoFundMe Aims to #EndDiaperNeed (& It Only Takes $18 to Help)

The National Diaper Bank Network (NDBN) recently launched a GoFundMe to help struggling families provide diapers for their children. Learn more about why this campaign is important and how you can help.

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Every Gift & Act of Kindness Makes a Difference for These Kids

Looking for a way to make a positive impact and give back this season? Learn from the best: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

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Helping Hands: How to Volunteer with Kids This Year

Community and caring is more important than ever. Here’s how to give back as a family this season!

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5 Inspiring Bay Area Kids Who Are Doing Good in Our Community

Spam musubi for charity, toy collections for foster kids and fruit sales to keep farmers in business—these kids are an inspiration!

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The Letter That Rocked My House

“My anger was hot and quick—every neighbor turned into a suspect, and any peace that I had made with this house and its bedroom void of a crib was shattered.”

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Get the Scoop on What’s New at Chicago’s Children’s Museums

Chicago museums have really stepped up to the plate since March developing content and resources to address the evolving needs of Chicago families.

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Hello Bello Lemonade Stand

Turn Your Hello Bello Diaper Box into a Lemonade Stand to Help Fight Childhood Cancer

Proceeds from this virtual fundraiser will go directly to Alex’s Lemonade Stand.

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One Teacher and Clorox Are Helping Clear Teachers’ Wish Lists

Teachers who create a wish list can apply for a grant.

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Disney Summer Reading

Disney Publishing Debuts Summer Reading List

They are also donating one million books to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

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Serena Instacart

Instacart Launches the #GiveFromTheCart Challenge

Serena Williams and her family made the first donation of 50,000 meals to Feeding America.

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In the Spirit of Mr. Rogers: Unmasking the Helpers in Chicago

Time for a bit of positivity! We’re sharing just a few amazing acts of kindness shown by Chicago businesses and organizations during the stay-at-home mandate.

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Become a One-Way Pen Pal with Brookfield Zoo’s New Lions

Two new lions have arrived at Brookfield Zoo, and they’re wondering, where are all the people?! Learn how to give them a special welcome using your mad art skills.

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Old Navy Is Selling Reusable Cloth Masks for the Whole Family

The reusable cloth masks will come in packs of five.

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America Ferrera Welcomes Second Child

The baby arrived just in time for Mother’s Day!

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Hanna Andersson Is Making Teddy Bear Hunts Even More Special

The clothing provider is partnering with another organization to bring customers a sweet surprise.

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Ergobaby Wants to Buy Your Used Baby Carrier (and Help Find a New Home for It)

Ergobaby will resell your pre-loved carrier to a new family who needs it, and send you a gift card in return!

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Brickworld

Brickworld Presents Online LEGO Exposition

Chicago-based Brickworld regularly hosts LEGO Expos throughout the Midwest. Now due to social distancing, there are a variety of online options available. LEGO fans can participate in Brickworld LEGO Virtual Con, how-to video demonstrations and a Make-A-Wish fundraiser.

The Brickworld…

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The Best Programs to Recycle & Donate Clothes

Not only can you put old clothes to good use, but you’ll also help the planet by reducing waste.

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