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This year marks Let’s Help Kids 7th year – lucky seven to all of us. We’ve learned. The biggest lesson is that our organization does make a difference. We see it in the smiles of the children we help, in the letters

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Create a Calendar for Caring… and a Little Fun

Create a Calendar for Caring… and a Little Fun

In 2017, Let’s Help Kids will be pushing its initiative to find more ways to teach children how to become philanthropists. The goal is to build communities of givers. A study published by the Corporation for National and Community Service, a federal agency that is best known for its AmeriCorps

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Vote for Kids

Vote for Kids

This Tuesday is election day. Let’s Help Kids is a non-partisan organization. But we vote. We vote for kids.
We urge you to exercise your rights as a US citizen to be heard, to be counted, to express your opinion. We also ask that you vote with an eye not

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Nice Kids Finish First

Nice Kids Finish First

Parents are always looking for the one feature that will give their children a leg up in life. For many, it’s directing their kids into sports, music lessons, art, summer classes, or foreign language. Take your pick. But turning your preschooler into Picasso may not secure their future success as

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Cherry Blossoms and Balloons

Cherry Blossoms and Balloons

March in Washington DC brings a riot of color along DC’s famous tidal basin. Over 3,000 cherry trees blossom in a symbol of spring and friendship between Japan and the United States. But for us at Let’s Help Kids, spring brings our gala where we fill a ballroom with balloons

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It’s More Than a Costume

It’s More Than a Costume

Let’s Help Kids is always brainstorming ways that as a small, growing organization we can impact the greatest number of kids in our community.
One of our supporters came up with the idea of collecting gently used Halloween costumes and distributing them to families who couldn’t afford them for their

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The Bike of a Lifetime

The Bike of a Lifetime

I know how to ride a bike and I own one — yay me, big deal. A 2013 survey found that over 90% of Americans have this skill. However, my bike riding ability made an early contribution to my life — it allowed me to get a job and a good one.
When I

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One Week to Go!!

One Week to Go!!

This week, Let’s Help Kids helped 10 more deserving kids go to a week of summer day camp. That’s 10 kids who will each spend 1 week playing outside, trying new activities, meeting new people, engaging with caring adults, laughing, playing, and having fun.
This week the parents of those

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Today’s Happy Camper May Be Tomorrow’s Leader

Today’s Happy Camper May Be Tomorrow’s Leader

Overnight camp, day camp, sports camp, arts camp, theater camp, music camp, dance camp — all provide children with experiences that last longer than the fleeting week or two they last over the summer.
A summer camp experience, according to the American Camp Association, provides children with a chance to

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