No matter where you live, you can make a difference by donating your time to many of the causes we support. For more information, or to discuss involvement opportunities, contact Commonwealth Cares.
A homegrown effort to help children cope with hair loss caused by cancer treatment, Chemo Caps for Kids has donated thousands of hats to hospitals all across the country. If you're interested in knitting, check out these how-tos, patterns, and other resources, or send an e-mail to Paula Caputo for more information.
Make-A-Wish began in 1980, when the Arizona Department of Public Safety granted the wish of a boy suffering from Leukemia. Since then, more than 226,000 children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions have had their wishes granted. To see how you can help, go to http://wish.org/ways-to-help.
One-on-one reading not only increases a child's reading proficiency, but it often improves his or her interest in other areas as well. Read to a Child is a once-a-week lunchtime reading program dedicated to bridging the literacy gap that exists throughout the country. To see how you can get involved, go to http://readtoachild.org/get-involved/.