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Volunteer: Participate With Your Children

One of the most important—and challenging—tasks you face as a parent is to instill values in your child. Volunteering with your child is a great way to do that. But to be successful, you’ll want to pick service projects where your kids can make a difference and understand the issues at stake.

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Helping Out, From the Streets to City Hall

Richard and Linda Stover had more time on their hands after they stopped working. So they started working again — this time to help their community.

Through Ministries United South Central Louisville, which assists the needy with everything from utility bills to meals, the Stovers help collect and distribute food and clothing. “We’re more involved now because I have more time,” says Linda Stover, 65, a former retail sales associate. “My husband and I do a lot of volunteer work.”

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The Obama Family Volunteers at Martha’s Table

Today, the First Family continued their annual tradition of service on the day before Thanksgiving at Martha’s Table, a community based non-profit organization in Northwest DC. The Obama Family handed out turkeys, pumpkin pies, stuffing and other groceries to families of the Martha’s Table community.

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Obama Turkey Pardon

President Obama on Wednesday morning pardoned a pair of turkeys – Apple and “feathered understudy” Cider – quipping that “it feels pretty good to stop at least one shellacking this November.”

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Giving Thanks and Giving Back

Today First Lady Michelle Obama sent an email to the White House email list to wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving and encourage Americans to get involved in serving their communities.

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Obama and Family Help Distribute Food

President Obama and his family spread some holiday cheer today at a charity center in Washington, D.C.

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