Global Days of Service Independent Projects

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Wherever you are, you can be a part of Principia's Global Days of Service. Get involved as an independent volunteer or take part in other community events. Complete our Independent Volunteer Form to let us know how you're getting involved.

Ideas for Volunteering Independently

  • Write thank-you notes or bake for people who serve in your community (police officers, elected officials, mailman, etc.)
  • Donate your old clothes
  • Donate non-perishable food to a local foodbank
  • Create your own campaign or join one through You can choose the cause, the amount of time you have available, and the type of service in which you want to participate (donations, face-to-face, events, taking a stand, etc.). Volunteer on your schedule at your own pace!
  • Hold a fundraiser for a cause important to you
  • Sell things in a community garage sale
  • Help your children gather toys to give away to a homeless shelter, church nursery, etc.
  • Write encouraging letters to deployed troops. Learn more at
  • Be someone’s eyes and help the visually impaired through the Be My Eyes app. Learn more at
  • Participate in a charity race
  • Tutor children during or after school.
  • Volunteer at an Earth Day Festival

Ideas for Volunteering with a Group

  • Volunteer at local Christian Science nursing facility
  • Organize a car wash and donate the profits to charity
  • Clean up/plant trees at a local park
  • Volunteer to clean up at your local church
  • Volunteer at a soup kitchen
  • Hold a food drive
  • Collect blankets for a homeless shelter
  • Collect and donate used books to a local library
  • Clean up trash at a community event
  • Adopt a local highway/road and pick up trash