Scholastic and HandsOn Network Celebrate National Volunteer Week

Scholastic Media and HandsOn Network, the largest volunteer organization in the nation, are working together to celebrate National Volunteer Week, which runs from April 18 to April 24. Children and families can go to Scholastic’s Be Big Campaign website,, or to to find local volunteer opportunities at one of the HandsOn Network projects across the country. Large-scale service opportunities will be take place in Minneapolis, Atlanta, St. Louis, Toledo, and Washington, D.C.

Kids, parents, teachers, and community leaders are also invited to enter their BIG ideas in the second annual “Be Big In Your Community Contest.” As part of the contest, people submit a BIG idea that demonstrates Clifford’s BIG Ideas (Share, Play Fair, Have Respect, Work Together, Be Responsible, Be A Good Friend, Help Others, Be Truthful, Be Kind, and Believe In Yourself) for a chance to win $75,000 in community grants.

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