We highlight five kids and teens who are making a difference through volunteer opportunities, proving that helping hands can be child-sized too.
A little girl looks at a giant spider made of LEGO bricks during the preopening of the Legoland Discovery Center at the Sony Center in Berlin in 2007.
Actors dressed as The Simpsons television characters display the world's largest doughnut at the launch of 'The Simpsons Movie' DVD in Sydney, in December 2007. It took 40 people and over 80,000 pink icing topped doughnuts weighing 3.5 tonnes to construct the 18-foot-wide donut, which was later distributed to homeless people.
Google's philanthropy arm, Google.org, announced that it is investing $2.75 million in electric vehiclemaker Aptera and batterymaker ActaCell.
Extended families forge closer ties on shared vacations.
For these kids, peace is about friendship, sharing, creativity, and much more.
At home, guys are tackling more and more domestic duties.