The Give Back Hour

Do you have an hour to give?

Give Back Hours are free, one-hour virtual volunteering sessions featuring an activity from one of PGK's vetted nonprofit partners, who join us for the session. Together, we learn more about the cause areas we care about while completing an act of service together.

More virtual service options will be coming your way this year, so be sure to sign up for our newsletter (if you haven't already) to get the latest details delivered to your inbox!

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April - Spring Into Service

Join Project Giving Kids for our second annual Spring Into Service event! Join one of our Give Back Hours, or choose one of your own activities from our searchable database to kickoff springtime with an act of service.

Litter Clean Up

Tuesday, April 19, 2022


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Presented By:  Clean Planet Project

Join Project Giving Kids and the Clean Planet Project for a neighborhood litter clean-up, using the Litter CleanUp App!

Home to more than 7 billion people and about 8.7 million species, Earth is big. It’s easy for us to feel small and not know how to help, but there are lots of ways you can give back to this place we call home.

By getting outside and cleaning up in your community, you are carrying out The Clean Planet Project’s global mission of making the planet a cleaner place for all. The progress that you make on the app is also contributing directly to our overall litter count as an organization. Every piece of litter counts!

Join the Clean Planet Project and Project Giving Kids for a neighborhood litter clean-up and a recycling awareness poster-making project! During the event, you'll have an opportunity to learn more about the Clean Planet Project, Project Giving Kids, the importance of caring for our planet, and more!

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For Goodness Bake

Wednesday, April 20, 2022


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Presented By:  Mott Haven Fridge

Did you know that 40 million Americans go hungry every day? Did you know that 1 in 6 kids in the U.S. don’t know when their next meal will be?

Folks all over the world are working to end the fight against hunger and food insecurity. Will you join the fight?

Join Project Giving Kids and the Mott Haven Fridge Network for our Spring Into Service Give Back Hour, where we'll be baking no-bake cookies (or an item of your choice) and donate them to a local community fridge, shelter, food pantry, or other organization working to help fight hunger!

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October - Begin With Basics

As we move into wintertime, basic necessities are needed to keep people warm and safe. Join us for Socktober to help provide warm clothing for those who need it!

Celebrating Socktober: Decorate Collection Box for New Socks and Winter Clothes

Summer Service Series - Build Creative Communities & Achieve Justice for All

As we continue to explore our two new cause areas - Achieve Justice For All and Build Creative Communities - we are excited to feature two additional partners who are offering ways to use creativity and self expression to improve communities and get through challenging periods in life.

Designing Paper Quilt Blocks for Social Justice

Presented By:  Social Justice Sewing Academy

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Creating Children’s Activity Care Bags (for children 3-5)

Presented by: Bay Area There With Care

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Creating and Sharing Inspirational Art

Presented By:  Arts Resources Collaborative for Kids

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Journaling for Mental Health and Becoming a PenPal

Presented by: Sportsmen's Tennis and Enrichment Center

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May - Aid The Animals

Much like our planet, animals rely on us to protect them and their habitats, as well as help take care of their health and well being. From domestic animals like cats and dogs to farm animals and those living in the wild, there are ways you can help and much to learn about how our actions can affect the animals around us.

Keeping Families and Pets Together

Presented By: MSPCA

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DIY Carrot and Catnip Treats for Shelter Animals

Presented by: Pasadena Humane

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April - Save the Planet

Earth is home to every single one of us, and every single one of us has a responsibility to take care of this home. So many living creatures depend on us to do so, and future generations ' realities are tied to what we do today. Join us to learn and take action in protecting and preserving our beautiful planet.

Gratitude Art for Firefighters Protecting Our Communities

Presented By: Creative Visions

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Making Bee Bombs to Help Develop Pollinator Habitats

Presented by: Victory Programs

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March - Aid the Elderly

Companionship and comfort during the later years can mean so much, especially to those who are more isolated and have fewer opportunities for community than they did before. You can bring joy to older adults through simple acts of kindness and thoughtfulness.

DIY Pillows for the Elderly

Presented By: The San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living

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Caring Cards for Isolated Older Adults

Presented by: Jewish Family & Children's Services of Greater Boston

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February - Comfort the Sick

You don’t have to be a doctor to help the sick in your community feel a lot better! Just like you want to be cared for when you’re feeling unwell, you can do the same for people fighting major illnesses.

Things We Love: Crafts for Kids in Hospitals

Presented By: Arts for Little Hearts

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Stress Relief Kits for Families Staying at RMH

Presented by: Ronald McDonald House

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January - Begin With Basics

Now more than ever, many people are struggling to afford and access food, clean clothes, and hygiene products. You can help!

Take a picture in our Give Back Hour Photo Booth!

Toiletry Kits for Homeless and At-Risk Families and Individuals

Presented by Imagine LA & Downtown Streets Team

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Imagine LA Activity

Downtown Streets Team Activity

Clean Your Closet for a Good Cause

Presented by Catie's Closet

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