As a mom with two teenage daughters, Susan Birthright says finding dedicated time to spend together can be a challenge. That’s why she looks forward to regular weekend volunteering projects with daughters Caitlin and Morgan.
Family Volunteer Day
Volunteering with your family can seem like another task to add to your to do list, but it’s easier than you think to fit it into your schedule. More important is the benefit of volunteering together, deepening your bonds with your community and with each other.
The Walt Disney Company has a long history of giving back. Through its VoluntEAR program which encourages employees to work on meaningful projects that improve the community – including Family Volunteer Day – Disney is working to make the world a better place.
As the Martini family starts sharing their volunteer experiences and favorite moments, it’s clear that a passion for helping others is deeply entrenched in their family. Sharon and Mike Martini laugh as they tell stories of their volunteering adventures with their three children, Katie, David, and Dylan. “We volunteer for so many organizations,” Sharon said. “We do a lot as a family, but we volunteer for many different things that include everyone’s passion.”