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(PHOENIX, Oct. 22, 2015)- Families Giving Back, a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspiring and helping families with kids of all ages volunteer together, hosted a family volunteer event for Phoenix Children’s Hospital.  The family volunteers assembled more than 550 Halloween craft project bags and activity packs, decorated more than 250 pumpkins and put together wagons to be given to the patients at Phoenix Children's Hospital at Halloween.

"While Halloween is usually a holiday favorite for kids, to the children in the hospital, it can feel more scary than fun,” said Alexandra Sklar, co-founder and president at Families Giving Back. “Making craft projects bags and decorating the pumpkins was a great way for our families to bring a little excitement for a holiday spent in the hospital.”

For more information about this event and other upcoming family volunteering events visit www.familiesgivingback.org.

About Families Giving Back

Founded in 2012, Families Giving Back is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to family volunteering in the Phoenix metro area. Families Giving Back works with Valley nonprofits to create volunteer opportunities that families with kids of any age, can do together. In addition to creating 2-4 volunteer opportunities each month, they also serve as a comprehensive resource for family volunteering, which includes a detailed monthly calendar of family-friendly volunteer opportunities, at-home volunteer project ideas, book recommendations, conversation starters, and more.  Whether families have toddlers or tweens, Families Giving Back will assist them in finding great opportunities to make a positive impact in the community. For more information visit http://www.familiesgivingback.org/.

 

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