Sept. 25: International Coastal Cleanup

Family time. Volunteering as a family is a great way to introduce your children to the benefits of giving back to their community and teach those values of respect and compassion. And, you’ll have fun!

Photo: Ocean Conservancy

Offer your services as a family just one day a year for communal events like International Coastal Cleanup day ( on September 25. In partnership with organizations and individuals across the globe, Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup engages people to remove trash and debris from the world’s beaches and waterways, identify the sources of debris, and change the behaviors that cause marine debris in the first place. Sign up for a Cleanup near you and get involved today!