A great way to get kids involved in helping people in need in the community is to create Blessing Bags, to provide real help for those who are homeless or homeless organizations. We have a free printable checklist too!
How to Make a Homeless Care Package (Free Printable Supplies List)
One small way to make a difference: keep a bag of goodies in your car that you can give away to people you see who are less fortunate. Putting together the bags is also a great way to teach kids to have compassion on the poor and think of creative ways to help.
"Penny of Time" Adventure: Kids Helping the Homeless, Delivering Care Packages to the Homeless. I share one experience my boys recently had in giving away a care package to a man sleeping on a city bench. It was one we won't be forgetting for awhile. Teach children to serve.