Make A Difference Day
Have you ever wanted to change something for the better, give a helping hand, be a part of something that makes a difference to peoples lives, a community or another country. People all around the nation will unite on October 24, 2015 with a common goal - to better the lives of others.
You can make a difference - Lead and Inspire
People of all ages are leading and inspiring people in their community to volunteer, donate items or raise money for meaningful causes that make a difference. You can get involved in this national volunteer movement by coming up with an idea and making a plan to make that difference. The projects can be as simple as getting people to make get well cards for people in the hospital who are sick and have no family, to raising money to help feed the homeless. Get your friends, school, church group or family involved and help others.
- Alison Vauz-Bjerke - Alison and Playworks DC rallied more than 60 people to give a center that provides services for kids, seniors and people with special needs a facelift.
- Jessica Carscadden - Jessica rallied volunteers to donate 3,000 stuffed bears for police and firefighters to give to injured or frightened children on emergency calls.
- Nick Lowinger - Nick, along with 78 volunteers solicited donations to give shoes to 496 homeless kids in 21 shelters in six states.
- Eleanor Schoenbrun - Eleanor's passion for homeless animals led her to help raise over $2,700 for the Animal Rescue League of El Paso.
Whether you want to start a project or just get involved as a volunteer of a project that you want to be a part of, you can only make a difference if you are part of this moving day. To start a project or find out where you can volunteer click Make a Difference.