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If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are a variety of different ways to be more charitable without spending money. Here are some ideas to try.
You want 2019 to be a great year! If you want to start the new year off on a positive note, check out these seven steps to keep in mind as we dive into 2019.
If you want to make a difference in 2019, make giving a part of your New Year’s resolutions. Here are some ideas for how you can create resolutions that give back.
If you live an altruistic lifestyle, you can give back and make someone's holiday a bit more joyful. Here are six ways you can brighten someone else's Christmas.
As you prepare for all of the gifts, parties and dinners headed your way this season, here are some ideas for how to decrease stress during the holidays.
For those of us who are able to give more, this is the perfect opportunity to get involved in the community and help spread the holiday cheer this season.
Ava is an immigrant from Eastern Europe who settled in Minneapolis to make a better life for herself and her young child. Click the link above to find out how supporters like you helped Ava achieve her dream.
If you want to join in and celebrate National Write a Friend Month during this wonderful winter season, here are a couple writing ideas to get you started.
If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, help give back in the upcoming season by checking out these volunteering ideas for cold weather months.
Thanksgiving marks an important season for all of us to take a moment and remember the little things in life—and every little thing we’re thankful for.
There is a new Archives Volunteer position available at Lifetrack! We are looking for someone who is organized and creative to take the lead on cataloging and archiving all of Lifetrack's photographs, newspaper articles, and other historical documents. Check out the volunteer page of our website for further details along with a position description.
If you have a student in your life who you want to serve the community, here are some tips for how to encourage teenagers to volunteer with a cause they care about.
Caregiving is a valuable position in our community which often goes unrecognized. Let's look at what National Family Caregivers Month is and how you can celebrate it.
If you strive to live an altruistic lifestyle, there are lots of ways to help out this Halloween. Here are some top tricks to make Halloween a treat for everyone.
How can you encourage the children in your life to be active and volunteer with their community? We have some ideas for how to get kids involved in giving back.
There are plenty of ways to get involved in your community. To get you started, we came up with six spooky-fun volunteering ideas for October.
Books are a valuable source of information, creativity and empathy. If you're not a book lover now, you will be soon. Here's how reading makes you a better person.
How can you get involved? If you want to join the fight against breast cancer, we have some ideas for how you can support Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
If you want to live a more altruistic lifestyle, take advantage of the season of fall to dive into getting involved. Here are five fun ways to give back this fall.
Two hundred thirty-one years later, the Constitution is still an active document for our country. So, how can you celebrate and honor this historic day?
If you strive to live an intentionally altruistic lifestyle, you’ve come to the right place to learn more. Here are seven ideas for random acts of kindness.
When it comes to giving back, Labor Day is the perfect chance to do something valuable for others. Here are some ideas for how you can get involved this Labor Day.
Fundraisers are an important way to give back to your school and raise money to support causes you care about. However, fundraisers aren’t the only way to get involved.
Whether they’re your closest family or a complete stranger, there are lots of simple ways to bring joy to others every single day. So, we came up with 10.
If you live an altruistic life and donate to an organization or cause you care about, you might be surprised to find these life benefits from financial donating.
If you want to take advantage of the last summer days and commemorate Family Fun Month with your loved ones, here are four ideas to celebrate this August.
Whether you make friends with your next door neighbor, community member or someone who lives halfway across the world, you can celebrate International Day of Friendship. Here’s how.
When you have an efficient morning routine, you set an effective tone for the rest of the day. Here are five ways to establish a productive morning routine.
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.