“It makes them proud of themselves to be able to make fun projects and contribute to charities. It’s empowering to them.”
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“I’m not sure there’s a way to solve the problem (of homelessness). But there’s a way to improve it and we all have a role to play.”
Kids might enjoy washing a firetruck, cleaning a playground, playing games with seniors or making greeting cards.
“One of the coolest things is that you actually get to see your dollars at work in the classroom.”
“It’s about having the opportunity to slow down and draw more attention to the needs and rights of young children and those who care for them."
“This is insanity, and we’re not doing this to children anymore.”
“Changing the rules of who attends college in an inclusive capacity promotes a culture shift on the campus."
“A child’s development is never on vacation and Healthy Kids Day is a great opportunity to educate families and motivate kids to stay active in spirit, mind and body throughout the summer.”
Looking for help? There’s an app for that – 12, actually – specially designed for Pittsburgh families.
“My generation isn’t afraid to step up and organize when we have an issue that we feel this strongly about.”