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There’s more to Global Hug Your Kids Day than just giving your kiddos a hug or two. If you want to celebrate today, here are some fun ideas to get you started.
Setting goals is simple. We’ve all heard different phrases, acronyms and ways to properly set a goal for life. However, accomplishing goals can be a whole different task.
Do you want to make a difference and give back to your community this holiday week? Check out our list of volunteering ideas for you to try on the Fourth of July.
Fortunately, there are a few ways and practices to grow in your communication skills. Here are healthy habits you can try to become a strong communicator.
Lifetrack Summer Book Drive
For the kids in our therapeutic preschool, childhood has brought with it some overwhelming challenges. They have witnessed violence, have been homeless and necessities are scarce. Books are a luxury. That’s why Lifetrack is setting out to provide each one of our preschoolers with 10 books in 10 weeks this summer! That’s 480 books in total!
HERE’S HOW YOU CAN HELP:
Send every preschooler home with a new book each week, by purchasing through Lifetrack’s Summer Book Drive List on Amazon -- http://a.co/1Mvmeok
If you’re considering volunteering with a cause you care about in the community, consider the benefits you can receive. Here are the top eight benefits of volunteering.
Caring for animals is an important part of living an altruistic lifestyle. Today we explore how you can live more altruistically with the animals in your day-to-day life.
If you try to live altruistically, then combating your own loneliness can play a vital role in how you serve others. Here’s how to overcome loneliness in everyday life.
How can you continue to honor and respect the service men and women dedicated to protecting this nation? Here are six ways to show your support this Memorial Day.
Childhood is often thought of as one of the happiest times in life. But for the kids in our therapeutic preschool, it comes with overwhelming challenges. Click the link to read Mia’s story. It offers a glimpse into the lives of our preschoolers and the types of trauma they have faced.
Mentoring a child helps them to see unlimited possibilities for the future, learn something new and most importantly, realize that somebody cares about them.
While it might seem simple to say talents can help others, actually identifying your talents and putting them to good use can be a little bit more difficult.
Report from the State of Minnesota Proves Lifetrack's Ability To Help Low-Income Families Achieve Long-Term Employment Success
The State of Minnesota released a new Minnesota Family Investment Program report that shows Lifetrack has achieved outstanding long-term employment results! The State of MN analyzed program data to identify if individuals were working 3 years after receiving Lifetrack's employment services. The results show that 3 years after receiving Lifetrack's employment services 76% of the clients are working 30 hours or more each week. Lifetrack uses a Coaching Model which provides individualized attention, Lifetrack Achievement Zone framework, and family sufficiency planning which mentors individuals to achieve their employment and training goals leading to long-term employment success.
If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are plenty of gifts you can give your loved one on Mother’s Day that also give back to others in the community.
One day nine-year-old Braxton was watching TV with his younger brother, when a commercial came on. It was asking for people to donate money to help animals in need. The idea of raising money to help an important cause was inspiring to Braxton and he wanted to participate. But what would be his cause?
Teenagers are our future; by building them up and encouraging them—even if they’re not our own children—we can create a better future for generations to come.
Lifetrack’s Board of Director is pleased to announce the appointment of Curtis Knutson as Chief Executive Officer. Curtis has served as the interim CEO since the end of December of 2017. He has proven his ability to lead the staff and achieve organizational objectives in the complex human services environment. Most importantly, Curtis demonstrates a passion for the Lifetrack mission. The board is very confident Curtis will effectively lead the strategic objectives for Lifetrack for continued support of the community and its families. Please join us in welcoming Curtis to the Lifetrack team!
We compiled a list of six of the greatest books to read about giving back. These books inspire the altruistic lifestyle and show anyone can make an impact on the world.
Earth Day 2018 is the perfect opportunity to get involved with your community and take care of our Earth. Let’s talk about some ways to go green for Earth Day 2018.
For the past 6 months, we have been working with a team of volunteers from Collegis Education that have volunteered their time to assist our staff with the design and development of our new website. Lifetrack's new website launched on Friday, April 6. A BIG thank you to our team at Collegis Education for their professional expertise!
If you want to live a more altruistic life, but aren’t sure where to start, then you’ve come to the right place. Here’s how to find a cause you care about.
When it comes to living an altruistic lifestyle, there are lots of ways to get involved this National Poetry Month. Today we dive into a few ideas to get started.
The first comprehensive statewide study finds segregation and low wages.
Turns out, helping others can actually help you live longer. You heard that right: the key to a long and fruitful life might exist in what you give, not in what you get.
How can you enjoy the new sunshine of the season? Here are some ideas for how to live your best altruistic life and celebrate sunshine on the first day of spring.
National Plant a Flower Day is the perfect start to the new season, so if you want to get involved, there are a few ways to join. Here’s how you can give back today.
Today we dive into the history behind this month and how you can get involved, give back and build a better world by celebrating National Women’s History Month.
Here are some hows, whys and benefits of supporting small businesses for your altruistic lifestyle.
How can you honor Presidents’ Day in your everyday life and your family’s life? We have some ideas. Check out these six altruistic ways to celebrate Presidents’ Day.
Valentine’s Day can be more than just romantic love, but true, kind, caring love for your neighbors and those in need. How can you lead a more altruistic life this week?
Black History Month is a time to remember, celebrate and commemorate the achievements and contributions by African-American men and women throughout U.S. history.
It’s true: with a lack of Vitamin D and little time spent outdoors, the winter months can literally make you sad.
Luckily, maintaining a habit is doable when set up for success. If you want to be start (and keep) a healthy new habit this year, check out these useful tips.
If you want to live a more altruistic life, how can you commemorate Dr. King and continue his legacy? Here are ideas to get started this Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
With 2018 underway, how can you celebrate National Blood Donor Month? Check out a few ideas for how you can roll up a sleeve and give through January and the year.
New year’s resolutions are a great way to focus your year on things other than yourself—to focus on living a more altruistic lifestyle and giving back to others.
If you and your family wants to focus on giving back to others this Christmas, here are some ideas for how to start a more altruistic Christmas tradition.
We’ve compiled a list just for you on last minute gift ideas that give back. Try some of these out to celebrate the holidays more altruistically this year.
Do you want more opportunities to give to your community? We’ve compiled a list of holiday fundraiser ideas to get involved in yourself or along with other altruistic causes.
As we dive into the season of giving this month, let’s explore how the very action of giving can lead to a more altruistic life, improve our mood and even makes us happy.
With Thanksgiving behind us and the winter holidays coming up, how can you make others feel warm during the cold season? We have some ideas to get you started.
Gratitude is about more than taking a second to say “Thanks.” Gratitude shows true appreciation. This Thanksgiving, we have some ideas for how you can give gratitude.
How can you spread the cheer by giving back? We have five altruistic ideas for the holiday season that just might do the trick.
This month looks at the world through the eyes of a child, so today we look at how you can recognize National Child Safety and Protection Month, and keep the children in your life safe.
Tutors help students young and old to better their education, improve their skills and gain more success in a field of their choice. Why should you consider becoming a tutor?
When a friend or family member gets sick, it’s difficult to see them lay in bed stifling their sniffles and running a fever. What can you do to make them feel better?
Halloween can be even more meaningful this year by promoting an altruistic lifestyle and giving back to your community. Check out these 13 spooky Halloween fundraising ideas.
Focusing on positive thoughts can actually impact your overall health. How, you ask? Today we dive in and see how positive thoughts can make you healthier.
October happens to be Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. So, how can you celebrate this month and support another incredible cause? We have some cool canine concepts.