Make A Difference in 15 Different Ways on Make A Difference Day
Make a Difference Day is a collaborative effort sponsored by TENGA Inc., the Arby’s Foundation and Points of Light each year. Volunteers from across the country join together for service projects around their community or complete projects for those in need outside the community. Here’s a list of 15 ideas for Make A Difference Day.
Start a Community Garden
Start moving some dirt and learn how to start a garden in your home.
Build a Little Free Library
Learn more about Little Free Libraries.
Photo: Courtesy of Little Free Libraries
Home Demolition Help
Fill Up Souls with Some Soles
Find a place to put a shoe organizer in your home after donating any pairs of shoes you no longer use.
Hoop it up with a Hoop House Building Project
Add Native Plants to Boost Ecology
Thinking about alternatives to grass at home? Try adding native plants to your yard.
Habitat for Humanity
A volunteer project could lead to learning how to pour a concrete slab.
Fall Litter and Leaf Clean up
Discover easier leaf collecting tips for your project.
Invasive Species Removal Project
Stock Up and Distribute Smoke Detectors
Plan a Tree Planting Party
Capture Rain with a Rain Barrel
Make a Difference Day will enter its 25th year on Oct. 28 and is open to all U.S. residents. Those who participate and submit their plan are eligible to win the grand prize of $10,000 to their 501 (c) (3) charity if they submit their entry/plan by Nov. 30. For complete details visit Make a Difference Day online.