St. Joseph Diner welcomes volunteers of all ages to serve three meals a day. While the kids are out of school this summer, plan a few family nights of service and show your kids the importance of serving others.
Philanthropy is not reserved for adults and the wealthy. Many parents call us with a desire to begin instilling empathy and other positive characteristics in their children, but wonder how and when to start. Early experiences make lasting impressions, so involving children in giving back as soon as they can complete volunteer tasks or earn allowances is a great time to start.
Over the last 16 years with Catholic Services of Acadiana, I have had the privilege of witnessing God generously provide for the needs of His beloved poor. God has shown up in many big ways over the years, but most often He has revealed Himself in small and quiet ways.