Top Summer Volunteer Opportunities For Families In SeattleSummer is quickly coming up, and with children coming home from school there will of course be plenty of time for family togetherness and adventures. In fact, it was the pioneering physicist and humanitarian Albert Einstein who once said, "Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” There are many different things one can do with their family in the Emerald City, whether it's a day at the Space Needle, one of Seattle's many museums, or Pike Place Market. But another option for families in Seattle (or anywhere else on Earth in fact) is to do their part to improve the world with some volunteer work. Here are just a few great options in Seattle and nearby areas with great volunteer opportunities for families.
5 Ways To Give Back To Our Military Heroes On Memorial DaySpend some time giving back to our military heroes this Memorial Day. Here are five great ways to honor a vet today.
Teaching Our Children To Be Thankful And Give Back All Year LongKeep the spirit of Thanksgiving running all year long. Here are some ideas to get your children to be appreciative any time of the year.
Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The FamilySetting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.
Five Fun Activities To Get The Family OutdoorsMake this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.
MLK Jr Day Observations and Events in Seattle The Seattle area is host to some of the country's biggest celebrations of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Plan to give back and do something good for your community, attend a celebration service, or take part in the MLK Jr. Day march and rally. Here are some of our favorite observances.
Guide to Harvest Time Food Drives in Puget SoundIt's a time of harvest, and sharing with those less fortunate. Help stop hunger in Puget Sound by giving to one of these food drives.
Guide to Green Tacoma Day on October 20For the first time ever, Green Tacoma Day will wrap Tacoma’s Arbor Day celebration and Metro Parks’ Fall Tree Festival with the celebration of Tacoma’s open and natural greenspaces. Do your part to help the environment. Bring the kids and come out for some fun!
Guide to National Public Lands Day in WA National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 29, is a fee-free entrance day to many federal public lands and national parks! Enjoy an outing, or stay closer to home and volunteer with the o
Join Nordstrom and Eco Swim to Clean Up Lake WashingtonOn Saturday, May 19, you are invited to help clean up the shores of Lake Washington in Colman Park with Nordstrom and ECO SWIM BY AQUA GREEN, a planet-friendly swimwear company. They'll provide you with breakfast and all your gear. They need you to help make our planet a little cleaner.
Best Arbor Day Observances Around the SoundThe first Arbor Day was held in Nebraska in 1872, and nearly one million trees were planted that day. We celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees, volunteering to clean up outside, and celebrating our lush Northwest Landscape. Here are some of our favorite Arbor Day events....
Best Earth Day Events Around Puget SoundEarth Day means taking care of our planet by volunteering, cleaning up and celebrating our Earth. Find a way to do something good on Earth Day at these Puget Sound events.
2012 Easter Volunteer Opportunities in Puget SoundIf you would like to volunteer this Easter season, filling baskets, or serving a meal, here are some Puget Sound area places that are looking for a hand to help. Put a little spring in someone's step this holiday.
MLK Jr Day Activities and Celebrations in Puget SoundSeattle has one of the largest annual Martin Luther King Day Celebrations in the US. We remember Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work toward racial equality, economic justice, and peace. Seattle also remembers the day by making MLK Jr. Day one of volunteerism on the National Day of Service. Here are some activities and celebrations you can attend.
Guide to Seattle Parks Work PartiesJoin in with the Seattle Parks volunteers! Help at one of these work parties to preserve area wetlands, clear trails and restore part of the largest contiguous forest in Seattle. The activities are free, and great for the whole family!