Family Volunteer Day is Saturday, November 17, 2018, sponsored by The Walt Disney Company, it is a global day of service created to encourage families to volunteer together in support of their neighborhoods and communities. Families are encouraged to volunteer not only at this event, but throughout the holiday season and every day during the year.

This annual day occurs on the third Saturday of November around the world and provides families with volunteer opportunities to experience the benefits of service to others. By encouraging family involvement, parents instill in their children the spirit of giving, supporting their neighbors and improving their communities. Families volunteer through local service projects in their own neighborhoods and schools.

If your school wants to track your student’s family volunteering, Relatrix’ EZVolunteer, can monitor how many hours family volunteers and what organizations receive these service hours. “Taking part in family-friendly volunteer projects demonstrates first-hand, how actions, big or small, can make a positive difference in the lives of others,” said Elissa Margolis, senior vice president of Enterprise Social Responsibility for The Walt Disney Company.

On November 17, volunteer projects will take place across the world to celebrate the power of families who volunteer together. Volunteering as a family is a great way to spend meaningful time together, to pass down values from parents to children, and to reinforce the idea that every person, regardless of age, has skills and talents that can change communities.

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