Start a drive to help members of your community or another community. For example, start a book or coat drive, a disaster-relief drive, a fundraising drive, or a canned goods drive.
Organize a Block Party
Ask neighbors to bring food, music, and activities that reflect their culture or family.
Help a Neighbor
Adopt a neighbor who could use some extra help. Lend a hand with shoveling snow, scraping ice from a car, yard work, taking out trash and recycling, walking a dog, grocery shopping, or other tasks.
Offer to babysit a neighbor's child.
Join a Team
Join a community team or league.
Find Your Parks
Use the MapMaker Interactive to find where you live. Zoom in to find your community, and take note of all the public parks, big and small. Then visit a new park each weekend. Take pictures and make your own guidebook of parks in your community.
Find out what different people in your community do. With a family member, go talk to a firefighter, a librarian, a construction worker, and people in other professions that interest you.
Improve Your Neighborhood
Make your neighborhood a better place. Volunteer to do things like pick up trash or repair playground equipment.