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All too often, the news is filled with upsetting reports of the devastating effects of tornadoes, hurricanes, typhoons, floods, tsunamis, and other forces of nature.
In their aftermath, many people want to know how to aid those who’ve been displaced or injured. Here are some ways that families can help.
When there’s a disaster, many worthy local, national, and international organizations will be looking for donations. Before giving, do some homework to be sure the organization is legitimate and learn how they will use your donation.
Here are some charitable organizations that help people affected by crises and natural disasters: [Please note: By clicking on these links, you will be leaving our site.]
It’s OK if your family doesn’t have a lot to give. Every donation, regardless of size, helps to rebuild when communities are hit by natural disasters.
While monetary donations are always appreciated, they’re not the only way that families can get involved. Here are other ways that you and your kids can help out:
If your family can’t help out right now, consider contributing in the coming weeks or months. With the degree of damage in disaster-struck areas, the need for donations and funds will be ongoing and your family’s help will be appreciated just as much in the future.
Volunteering your time, money, or efforts not only helps the community, but also sets a good example for your kids. And helping others, especially as a family, is one of the most rewarding experiences parents and children can share.
Get more tips on how to rally together as a family to really make a difference in the lives of others.
One of the most satisfying, fun, and productive ways to unite as a family is volunteering for community service projects. It sets a good example for your kids and helps the community.
Disasters, like earthquakes and tornadoes, are serious problems. Find out more about these difficult situations and how to help people in need.
Many people find the best way to deal with the news of a tragedy is to help. Find out what you can do.
Volunteering gives you an opportunity to change lives, including your own. Get ideas on things you can do and tips on getting started in this article for teens.
All kids to worry at times, and some may worry more than others. But parents can help kids manage worry and tackle everyday problems with ease. Find out how.
It’s normal for children to feel afraid at times. Parents can help kids feel safe and learn to feel at ease.
Technology can be part of a healthy childhood, but it’s important for parents to track their kids’ screen time and set limits.
News from the TV, radio, and the Internet is often educational. But when stories are about violence or other disturbing topics, parents can find it hard to explain to kids. Here are some guidelines.
Volunteering gives you a great feeling because you know you’re making a difference. Find out more in this article for kids.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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