Halloween Helpers: How Kids Can Give Back

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The Halloween Helpers

A young philanthropist talks about her project The Halloween Helpers. Learn the many ways kids can get involved in giving back to their communities.

Other fun websites about giving include Learning to Give, Do Something and a link to a new book Mommy and Daddy Do It Pro Bono.. See the list of recommended books on how kids can volunteer and a Learning Corner of questions and extended activities about this episode.

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Learning Activities for Halloween Helpers: How Kids Can Give Back

Each Learning Corner is designed by an educator to be easily integrated into individual curriculums, as well as State, and National Standards.

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Other Fun Websites

  • Halloween Helpers

    Halloween Helpers was developed by then 11-year-old Emma Rose Shapiro in 2008, the mission of The Halloween Helpers is to collect previously-enjoyed, gently-used Halloween costumes and donate them to children who may not typically be able to participate in this yearly celebration. Learn more about this project at the Halloween Helpers Website.

  • Mommy and Daddy Do it Pro Bono

    Mommy and Daddy Do It Pro Bono -a book written by Kara and Aaron Hurst to help kids better understand how families can serve their communities through pro bono work.


  • Learning to Give

    Learning to Give educates youth about the importance of philanthropy, the civil society sector, and civic engagement. The Learning to Give website offers ideas and resources about giving free of charge.

  • Do Something!

    Do you have a project that you want to do in your community? There's help in numbers. Grab four friends and start a club. The Do Something website shows you how to get started and offers grants for your projects. Click here for more information.


  • Andrew Carnegie

    Andrew Carnegie is considered one of the world's greatest philanthropists and also one of the wealthiest men who ever lived. Learn more about him on this website designed by the

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