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Easy Volunteer Activities for Kids


Magazine Match-Up

The magazine match-up easy volunteer activity proves that one person's trash is another person's great read! Recycle magazines for the greater good in Magazine Match-Up.

What You'll Need:

  • Magazines
  • Wagon
  • Paper bags

How to Do Magazine Match-Up:

Once you've read a magazine cover to cover, is it time to throw it away? Not necessarily. Why not match old magazines with new readers?

Step 1: Gather up your old magazines. Ask your friendliest neighbors to do the same.

Step 2: Go door to door with your wagon collecting magazines. Mix and match the pile into paper bags.

Step 3: Make a few telephone calls. See if neighbors, senior citizen homes, or local hospital wards would like to participate in the drop-off. Even people in homeless shelters might like to catch up with the latest in magazines, and you can help!

The next easy volunteer activity will have kids spreading goodwill to all the new students in their school.

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