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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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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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Kid Heroes: Making a Difference for Local Organizations

Bella and Brooke Pierce started volunteering at an early age. The two sisters from Rogers show no sign of slowing down their community involvement any time soon. “So far I’ve volunteered at the animal shelter,” Bella, a student at Elmwood Middle School, said.

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Disney Grant Helps Local Kid Hero Help Others

When you talk to Alex Reynolds, you understand he is serious about public service. “It isn’t that hard to start taking initiative and volunteering,” he said. “It’s easy to work for your community and it’s a good way to show that you care for people.”

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A Tough Team to Beat: Make a Wish Foundation

Riley Ford’s motivation for volunteering for the Make a Wish Foundation is simple. She just wants to help. “I just like to know that other kids are having fun,” the 8-year-old, who attends Holcomb Elementary in Fayetteville, said. “I like taking their minds off being sick.”

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