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Volunteering at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

Whether your family loves dogs, cats or critters of any kind, volunteering at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah, is an unforgettable experience. What’s it all about? Best Friends Animal Sanctuary was founded roughly 35 years ago by friends who rescued old, sick and difficult animals from almost certain death at shelters. After bringing them […]

Voluntourism Opportunities in Greece

Voluntourism is not only a great way to help a good cause and teach your children the importance of helping those in need, but it is also a great opportunity to explore the world. Greece is a country that lands on just about every traveler’s bucket list sooner or later thanks to a long list […]

Traveling with Purpose

Somewhere along the travels of my life, I heard a saying I’ve tried to follow: We should strive to leave a place in better condition than when we found it. I loved this idea. In practice, though, it sometimes feels inconvenient. However, once I’m done helping, it’s a wonderful feeling that lasts much longer than […]

Ways to Give Back During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Early education is essential for an onslaught of situations we take for granted, one of which is our own health. Discussing the importance of being your own health advocate with kids is a great way to empower them and get them involved in their own wellbeing. With Breast Cancer Awareness Month already halfway through, there […]

Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Growing up watching Paul Newman movies, including the beloved Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid made later in his career, I was pleasantly surprised to find the actor-turned-philanthropist left more than a film legacy behind. Sure Newman’s Own is a famous non-profit brand giving back to charities in need, but Newman’s Connecticut summer camp was […]

Good Times for Good Causes in the United States

The increased presence of “voluntourism” activities within some, or all, vacation itineraries in the last few years proved travelers gain a greater appreciation for a destination when interacting with local communities and the day-to-day existence beyond the confines of a posh resort. Naturally, there are numerous travel agencies, and resorts with programs specializing in philanthropic […]