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Volunteer to Grow Your Heart on Random Acts of Kindness Day

There are many ways to volunteer and help others in your school, community or city.  Random Acts of Kindness day could be a stepping stone down a path of making people smile everyday. If you have seen Official Kids Mag, you may have seen our Kid Hero stories where...

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Giving Back: Kids Volunteering to Find Their Passions

When it comes to community involvement and its importance for adults and kids alike, Christina Hinds knows what she is talking about. “We all grow up in our own socioeconomic groups and networks,” she said. “With kids it’s in their own schools. Volunteering lets them see a broader community in...

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Kid Hero Ryan Durby: Community Service and Volunteering

Ryan Durby’s interest in volunteering and community service started at an early age. “I guess it was cancer,” the 10-year-old Owl Creek Elementary fifth grader explained. “I was diagnosed when I was four-years old. We had to go to hospitals during the school year and I missed a lot...

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It’s Never Too Early: Kid Heroes Volunteer at NWA Food Bank

Jasmin Henry knows that people are going without food in Northwest Arkansas. That’s one reason she volunteers at the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank. “People having enough food is a problem,” the 10-year-old fourth grader at Sonora Elementary School in Springdale said.  “It makes me feel good. I like volunteering....

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A Job For Everyone: Volunteer Opportunities for all Ages

Trina Wilson likes her job. She is the volunteer coordinator and senior mobile pantry coordinator for the Northwest Arkansas Food Bank. She gets excited working with her kid volunteers.

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Little Things Count: Local Mom Teaches Her Kids to Volunteer

Amanda Brewer knows even the little things you do can make a difference. The recently crowned Mrs. Northwest Arkansas teaches her kids to volunteer and give back to the community in any way they can, even if it’s dropping off a couple gallons of milk a couple times a...

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Jungle Josh Loves Introducing Kids to Wild Animals at the Zoo

The Promised Land Zoo, Branson’s Top Rated Animal Attraction and only zoo, is family owned and operated and dedicated to providing each and every visitor a personalized zoo experience. Josh Remenar, the zoo’s managing director, known as “Jungle Josh,” told us about this one-of-a-kind attraction and how he got...

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Books About Thanksgiving & Gratitude

Here is a list compiled by the entire Youth Services Team of the Bentonville Public Library of books that will inspire gratitude and celebrate Thanksgiving. Please check the Bentonville Library Friends & Foundation Facebook page for Stories Online with BPL: www.facebook.com/bplfriendsfoundation/ Fiction Hello, Fall! Diesen, Deborah 2018 • Grade...

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Sisters Use Powerful Tool of Kindness to Help Others During the Pandemic

Do you have a guiding principle you strive to live by? Two sisters from West Fork—both active in 4-H Club—follow an inspiring rule of service to others, so we chose them as this month’s Kid Heroes. “Every little thing we can do for others matters,” says Etana Morse, 14....

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