Archive for Category: Kids Volunteer

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Green Kids: Taking Care of Planet Earth

By Karen Rice • Official Kids Mag We’re talking a lot about outer space in this issue, but what about the planet we call home? We know some kids who are exploring new ways to take care of our very own planet Earth! Kids from 4H clubs in Northwest...

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Leaving No Trace: Reducing Your Impact on the Outdoors

Bigfoot’s been doing it for years: hulking around in the backcountry and leaving no trace for people to find. Rob Stephens wants to encourage kids and their adults to be more like Bigfoot. Rob is a volunteer, educator and Arkansas State Advocate with the Leave No Trace organization. “Leave No...

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Kid Hero on Duty: Julianna’s Adventures at the Boys & Girls Club

Julianna, an 11 year old, 5th grade student of Branson Elementary has been a kid hero and member of the Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks since she was seven years old. She attends the Club as a ‘tween’ member where she participates in fun activities and programs...

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Kid Hero Ruby Kate Chitsey: A Super Power Called Kindness

Ruby Kate Chitsey started a movement that’s taken the world by storm—or you could say, by heart. It’s called Three Wishes for Ruby’s Residents. The amazing 11-year-old kid hero from Harrison, Arkansas wants to do good, and she’s raised nearly $250,000 through her GoFundMe campaign and charity Facebook page...

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Tossed, But Not Forgotten: Turning Trash Into Treasure

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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Kid Heroes: Komen Kids Raise Funds for a Cure

Kari N., a breast cancer survivor, calls her son, Charles, an “old soul.” “My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer before I was born,” the 9-year-old Bentonville fourth grader told me. “I really feel lucky she did survive or I wouldn’t be here talking to you right now.”

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A Lifelong Responsibility: One Family’s Love of Rescue Dogs

Fayetteville Family Shares Their Love of Rescue Dogs By Dave Woods • Official Kids Mag The Bryan sisters love their rescue 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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