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5 Ways To Give Back On Family Vacation

We love the idea of raising our children to give back, but many of us find it hard to build volunteerism into our busy day-to-day lives.
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Let's face it: We love the idea of raising our children to give back, but many of us find it hard to build volunteerism into our busy day-to-day lives. A solution may lie in a growing number of voluntourism organizations that let you give back on a family vacation without giving up your whole trip.

The idea is to set aside just a fraction of your getaway -- perhaps a few hours, an afternoon, or a day -- and put it toward an act of doing good. Along the way, you'll help teach your kids life lessons about responsibility and compassion.

Here are five easy ways to devote a portion of your vacation to giving back as a family.

-- Dave Parfitt of Adventures by Daddy contributed this to MiniTime.com.

5 Ways To Give Back On Family Vacation