Good Deeds With Grandparents
grandchildren can have a lot of fun following in the footsteps
of Hal Reichle
himself by doing good
deeds for complete strangers. To get fun ideas and ‘Reichle
hand out, visit http://www.hiram.edu/hal and
click on “What is SSSSH?” Joining
SSSSH may lead to the most memorable fun you have together.
Brainstorm other good deeds to do with grandparents (or grandchildren)
based on your mutual interests, passions and skills. Activities can
include local community projects or efforts with a broader focus.
Some Ideas for Local
- Gather toys,
clothes or household goods for homeless or battered
an elderly family member or friend;
- Get involved with
Rotary Club, Eagles Club, Kiwanis Club or Habitat for
- Design and paint a mural
on a construction site fence (after getting permission,
- Give a parent a break by babysitting for
a few hours together;
- Enlist friends to spend a few hours
cleaning a littered area and go out to eat after.