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Informed Families & Volunteer Florida

Posted by Informed Families on March 2, 2015 at 7:09 PM

Making a difference starts with volunteers. Organizations like ours (Informed Families) and  Volunteer Florida  unite and strengthen Florida communities so we can make our State a better place to live. Volunteering in Florida is an amazing thing to do and there are many benefits! Stay healthy, socialize with others, learn valuable skills, all while having fun making our neighborhoods a better place. Making a difference today is easy!
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Topics: education, ambassadors, volunteer in florida

4 Volunteer Opportunities For Your Children

Posted by Informed Families on March 1, 2015 at 3:51 PM

Volunteering provides many benefits for those who take the time to get involved . Benefits include improved health, increased social interaction, and learning new skills to advance your career. Young people want to volunteer, but Florida is ranked among the states with the lowest teenage volunteer rates. As adults, we understand the benefits of volunteering, so how can we share this wisdom with our children, improve our volunteer Florida rates for teens and get them more involved?
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Topics: education, parent involvement, positive parenting, volunteer in florida

3 Reasons to Volunteer in Florida

Posted by Richard Dimarco Barea on February 18, 2015 at 2:45 PM

Volunteering is a great way to make a difference and connect with others! Informed Families has developed a tight-knit community of hundreds of Prevention Ambassadors in Florida who have served and received the benefits of volunteerism for over 30 years. While everyone volunteers for different reasons, there are three motivations that drive us to lend our time:

  1. Personal Growth
  2. Familial Development
  3. Community Involvement

Your volunteering choices should be based on your desire to impact others, but can also help you grow, improve your connections with family and members of the community.

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Topics: volunteer, volunteer in florida

About Us

We teach people how to say no to drugs and how to make healthy choices. To reduce the demand for drugs, Informed Families has focused its efforts on educating and mobilizing the community, parents and young people in order to change attitudes. In this way we counteract the pressures in society that condone and promote drug and alcohol use and abuse. The organization educates thousands of families annually about how to stay drug and alcohol free through networking and a variety of programs and services .

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