For the Ulloa family, giving back has been an international endeavor. But it didn’t become hands on until they came to the United States.
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There aren't many volunteer opportunities open to children, so the Chung family of Illinois selected The Honeycomb Project – a Chicago-based, family-volunteer organization – as their service base.
Many families who volunteer together spend time interacting with the people they serve. They may visit a nursing home and talk to residents, perhaps, or read to children at a local library. But for the Yamaato family of Atlanta, focusing on global issues makes that aspect of volunteer service more challenging.
For the Sjolseth family, giving back is so, well, daily. For the past three years, the family – Erik, 44, Sheila, 40, Everett, 9, and Merritt, 6, have made it a point to give something back and perform acts of kindness every single day.