Get kids excited about volunteering

Metro ServiceVolunteering is great for all ages – especially children. Be patient when it comes to finding a volunteer opportunity your children will enjoy. ■ Metro Service Volunteering benefits people of all ages, but can be especially beneficial to children. Studies have indicated that teenagers who volunteer are less likely to become pregnant or use drugs. In addition, in a review of 60 studies on child engagement, Child Trends found that children who participate in civic engagement programs are likely to be more involved in school, to graduate from high school and to hold more positive civic attitudes than those who do not get involved in such programs. Getting kids to

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