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The new year is right around the corner, and with a solid altruism plan, you’re sure to have the most successful giving year yet!

There are many ways you can say ‘thank you’ to the people in your life. Use these ideas both today and year round!

The workplace is a space to get stuff done. However, it doesn’t have to be all about making money. In fact, the workplace can be a great place to give back.

Tristan Breum, a 7th-grade student, got support from an unexpected source as he ran his first 10K. 

Although the weather is cooling down, that doesn’t mean volunteer opportunities are also cooling! Use this season to participate in activities made for the colder months.

A grant from LPS Foundation gives students the chance to write, build and film a broadcast presentation.

This year, GivingTuesday falls on Tuesday, November 29th, and November is right around the corner! Whether you’re wanting to donate, organize a fundraiser or volunteer, the time for action is now!

Student detectives solve math puzzles using an escape room kit purchased by the LPS Foundation.

Littleton Public Schools got their very own fairy godmother in the form of an anonymous donor who gifted every school in LPS with $1,000 to improve mental and social emotional health.

Here’s a few reasons to celebrate this momentous anniversary of United Nations Day, and how you can use it to promote altruism within your own life.

Students dance their way to mental and physical wellness with Celebrate the Beat.

One person can inspire change for the entire world. This year, celebrate National Make a Difference Day on Saturday, October 22. Check out these ideas to help get you started with making a difference in your community and the world.

Students at Hopkins Elementary are reading by the campfire, communing with wildlife and enjoying green grass in their newly updated media center thanks to a teacher grant from us. 

While Halloween is normally reserved for scary-good fun, that doesn’t mean you can’t get involved to benefit a scary-good cause!

Living a positive lifestyle has more benefits than just “feeling better.” Focusing on positive thoughts can actually impact your overall health.

When it comes to saving our planet, small steps make a big impact. Every person can make an effort toward reducing their carbon footprint and living a more altruistic lifestyle for the world.

Take the time to find out how those around you like to receive gratitude, appreciation and love. You’ll find that meeting them with the love language they most appreciate will help strengthen your relationships.

Journaling can not only improve your personal life, but it can also improve your altruistic focus. As it turns out, regular writing in a journal has a lot of surprising mental and emotional health benefits.

Calming Corners help students identify feelings and emotions to better manage stress, self-regulate and control their impulses.

This September, remember to focus on you and your personal growth. Even small steps can add up to huge results over time. It all starts now!

Positivity is something you may not always possess, but there are ways to bring it into your life. Surround yourself with positive people, and remind yourself of the positive things in your life and the positive qualities you have.

Taking the first step to volunteer or get involved with an organization is hard, but these steps can help you dive in!

Back-to-school time can be a learning experience for everybody, even if you don’t have school aged children. It’s a time to remember that no matter where you are in life, you can continue to learn!

Water sustains life. Therefore, it’s vitally important to all of us. This August, celebrate National Water Quality Month by being aware of your water habits and taking steps to ensure clean water for everyone. When we have clean water, we can lead satisfying lives.

Family Fun Month is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the end of the summer before your children head back to school. Take advantage of these creative and altruistic ideas in order to have the best Family Fun Month possible this August.

Specialized Reading Training serves Students and Educators thanks to a grant from the Littleton Public Schools Foundation.

Heritage High School's Source of Strength Club asked students, teachers and staff to decorate painted tiles with positive, uplifting quotes and drawings. Students enthusiastically embraced the idea, decorating 500 tiles over three days.

Take advantage of the simple ways to find total wellness during August to celebrate National Wellness Month.

Take some time this week to think of a way that you can make a difference in the lives of others and go do it!

Whether you choose to volunteer your time, get involved in the community or even commit time to strengthening your relationships, living an altruistic life provides many ways to impact others around you. 

Many of us fail to follow through on creating a new habit that truly sticks. However, If you’re looking for a way to build a habit that lasts, there are some tried-and-true steps you can take to succeed!

Buying food from farmers and ranchers has so many great benefits. Consider stopping by your local farmers market to enjoy the many advantages it has to offer.

Don’t wait until it’s too late to focus on your wellness. How you feel trickles into your everyday life, which is why it’s important for you to put your physical and mental health and wellbeing first.

LPS’ Transition Services students are gaining valuable vocational training and flexing their creative muscles through the operation of their own store, Rebel Hawk.

When times are hard, it’s important to move forward and do what you can for others. Above all, open yourself up to listen and try to better understand the situation from your friend or loved one’s perspective.

June is the first official month of summer, which makes it the perfect opportunity to celebrate the great outdoors!

Memorial Day is an incredibly special time in America’s history. This weekend, do more than barbecue. Take time to truly commemorate the meaning of the holiday and celebrate the servicemen and women who have given everything to this country.

Summer is the perfect time to show your kids that giving back can be fun. Choose an organization that has a shared interest among your family and ask about volunteer opportunities.

All work and no giving back makes for a dull workplace! Talk to your employer about already existing programs such as matching gifts or time off to volunteer.

LPS Middle School students' ancient western hemisphere unit came to life when the Grupo Tlaloc Danza Azteca visited their classroom to share music, dance and stories about their culture and traditions.

Use the power you have to make the world a brighter, better place, and you’re sure to also experience some of that kindness. Together, we have the power to change the world!

High school students learn about the life cycle of fish by raising trout and releasing them into the Platte River.

High School students learn how to portray emotions through light, make minions and superheroes look their best, and work together to produce quality content thanks to a grant from LPSF!

In order to preserve our beautiful planet, it’s going to take work from everybody. Encourage your family and friends to join you so that we can preserve the place we call home!

Runyon's Mental Health Team received a grant for materials that gave students a chance to talk about and cope with what they were experiencing.

Now is the perfect time to join a local or national organization as a mentor to help make a difference in the lives of kids around the world. Check out these top reasons you should become a mentor today.

Students at Mark Twain Elementary are solving problems in new ways thanks to a STEM makerspace funded by LPSF. The space includes 16 bins with materials, along with STEM activity cards for diverse learners

One of the many ways that your gifts to the LPS Foundation benefit students and teachers is through Teacher Grants. This Fall, the World Language Department at Arapahoe High School received a grant to purchase a variety of world language books, including novels, short stories, graphic novels and non-fiction books.

Whether you’re just getting started or a seasoned volunteer advocate, read on for ways that you can celebrate Global Volunteer Month and inspire others to join in to make our world a better place.

With grant money from LPSF, Goddard Middle School Teacher, Shayna Wood, bought books with culturally diverse characters, graphic novels and high interest/low readability levels.