Posts in kids that make a difference

“Kids on a Quest” Gives Kids a Way to Do Community Service

March 17th, 2014

  “Kids on a Quest” Helping to put smiles on people’s faces through random acts of kindness.   It’s hard to find volunteering opportunities for young children in New Jersey. I found a great volunteer club called “Kids on a Quest”. “Kids on a Quest” was founded by a now 17-year-old girl, named Katelyn Darrow…

I’m Wearing My Pajamas to a Party, Will You?

March 12th, 2014

This post was sponsored by the ConKerr Cancer foundation who invited Jersey Family Fun to be blogger ambassadors for the ConKerr Cancer Pajama Party. We appreciate their support that allows us to share with families information about fun family friendly fundraisers we think your family may enjoy.   Do you wear pajamas out in public?…

Girl Scout Troop Makes a Rain Garden in Passaic County

May 13th, 2013

  What do you get when you mix a group of pre-teen girls, mud, and earth worms? When you are dealing with the girls from Girl Scout troop 1110 in Hawthorne, you wind up with one of Passaic county’s first rain gardens.   What is a rain garden? In addition to adding beauty to a neighborhood, a…

Make a Difference Monday – How 5 Kids Cared about the Families of Hurricane Sandy

January 21st, 2013

When Hurricane Sandy hit our family was blessed that our area wasn’t affected other than some power loss. Sadly, we quickly learned there were many areas in our state that couldn’t say the same. Instantly, my husband and I started trying to figure out what we could do to help. While watching my husband and…

Make A Difference Monday – Honoring Daniel & Thomas Smith

October 1st, 2012

      This week we are honoring Daniel and Thomas Smith for making a difference in their community. Their mom writes   “Both my boy’s are the love of my life. They turned there own Hi-C stand profit into donating all the money to St Jude’s hospital. In the beginning as they set up…

Make A Difference Monday – Honoring Connor Cella

September 24th, 2012

    This week we are honoring Connor Cella for making a difference in his community. His mom writes   “This summer my son, Connor Cella joined the non-profit organization, Our Children Making Change. All the proceeds went to local charities, seven different ones were picked this summer. The goal for each child was to…