Archive for Category: Kids Volunteer

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Tossed, But Not Forgotten

Have you ever heard the saying “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure?” Some kids in Northwest Arkansas are taking that saying to heart. They’re having fun while taking care of the earth, with a 4-H project that literally turns litter into art.

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‘A Lifelong Responsibility’

Fayetteville Family Shares Their Love of Rescue Dogs By Dave Woods • Official Kids Mag The Bryan sisters love their adopted dogs. “They are very funny and loving,” said Chloe Bryan, an 11-year-old McNair Middle School student. “They love attention and they are just awesome. One is a Maltipoo,...

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‘A Special Bond’

Carmen Nelson is devoted to the Animal League of Washington County and the role it plays in Northwest Arkansas. “We do a lot of things,” Carmen, director of the not-for-profit organization said, following a busy morning rescuing dogs from a breeder suspected of neglect. “Our mission is to advocate...

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It’s Never Too Early

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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Little Things Count

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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S’more Than Just Cookies

Mary and Sophia Hyatt enjoy the time they get to spend together, and the time they spend with their friends in Girl Scout Troop 5340. “One of my friends introduced me to it,” Mary, a 10-year-old seventh grader said. “I stayed because it was fun. I got to do...

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