Why volunteer as a family?
According to Parents.com, the benefits are enormous. Volunteering teaches even toddlers and preschoolers about compassion, empathy, tolerance, gratitude and community responsibility.
Inside Out Club brings families together to connect to each other and support their community through volunteerism. These stand-alone events are designed for families with children ages 3-12 and take place 18-22 times a year.
Inside Out Club Opportunities for Families
- About 20 one-hour stand-alone events offered per year for families to volunteer together
- Each event uses our unique curriculum that combines character building with service
- $10 per child and free for adults. Our “All in Fund” to provides fee assistance for families in need
During this Inside Out Club event…
Families came together to learn about how DuPagePads helps the homeless and ways to support their mission. Kids practiced empathy and created kindness kits filled with food and cards of hope to be given to those in need.
Trait: Kindness & Empathy
Social Cause: Meeting Our Basic Needs
Nonprofit Partner: DuPagePads
“Loved getting to meet other families.”
“[It] was a great event and was very fulfilling helping the dogs and cats.”
“If every kid did the Inside Out Club, then there would be no more homelessness or hunger.”
“We are able to reach families that may not usually have the opportunity to volunteer.”
“Even a 3-year-old can color a card to send to the troops overseas.”