Volunteering is so easy, even kids can do it – and families do it best together, says The United Way of Southwestern PA
Students' 100 Days project at Quaker Valley Middle School helps students to develop skills and dispositions that can influence them to see service as a part of who they are as developing individuals.
In her new role at United Way, one goal for Tanya Baronti is to bring families and communities closer together.
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Pittsburgh offers many opportunities for family volunteers. “We love being able to see kids help kids and see the impact it makes,” says Martina Caruso of Beverly's Birthdays.
Penn Hills teen Jackie Seltzer is dedicated to keeping kids warm this winter. She is one of the corps of volunteers with the 17th annual Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive, hosted by The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh through Dec. 16. “Seeing this young lady as someone who believes in the mission, just like we do, and is working hard toward that goal, is something to take notice of,” says Stephanie Aaronson, , co-chair of the Community and Special Engagement Committee for The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh Ambassadors: Kids at Heart.