Doing Good Together: 101 Easy, Meaningful Service Projects for Families, Schools, and Communities

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Free Spirit Publishing, Aug 1, 2010 - Education - 240 pages
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Doing Good Together answers the growing demand for family volunteerism with hands-on service projects focused on easing poverty, promoting literacy, supporting the troops, helping the environment, and more. Each of the 101 self-contained projects provides time requirements, materials list, step-by-step instructions, debriefing questions, recommended books for kids and teens, and ideas for extending the activity. Digital content includes the book's 45 reproducible forms.

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Jenny Friedman, Ph.D., is founder and executive director of Doing Good Together (www. doinggoodtogether.org) and a leading national expert on family volunteerism. She works with schools, businesses, youth-serving organizations, and congregations in addition to families and groups of families. A sought-after speaker, Jenny has volunteered with her family of three children for more than twenty years. Jenny lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Jolene Roehlkepartain writes in the areas of family advocacy, education, parenting, youth development, and community building. She has been interviewed by a number of media organizations, including National Public Radio, The Washington Post, U.S. News & World Report, Time Magazine, Glamour Magazine, Ms. Magazine, and Woman’s Day. Jolene lives in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.

 

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