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|About||We believe in the importance of teaching children that they are part of a larger community. Touching Heart is committed to leading kids to cultivate a spirit of giving and to experience the feeling of empowerment and joy that comes from helping others.|
|Mission||The mission of Touching Heart is to enlighten, excite, and educate children about experiencing the amazing joy of giving to disadvantaged children.|
Working closely with parents and organizations in the local community, Touching Heart runs a variety of educational programs that teach our children to have a giving heart.
Touching Heart inspires kids to have a giving heart. Its purpose is to develop compassionate, kind and empathetic leaders.
Touching Heart believes our children will shape the future of our world. That is why we aim to equip every child we encounter with the tools to be compassionate and loving leaders of tomorrow. We believe that children can leave an imprint on the world in significant ways when they are taught just how impactful their thoughts and actions are. Kids who learn love and compassion for others have the greatest power to positively shape the future of our world.
Touching Heart’s programs are focused on how to enlighten, excite, and educate children about how they can experience the true joy that comes from helping others in need. Through our programs, youth of all ages learn about social issues and how they can make a difference with their time and energy to help those living in less fortunate circumstances.
Touching Heart delivers its mission through Kids on a Mission and School on a Mission programs.
Kids on a Mission: Young leaders have the unique opportunity to choose their own fundraising event, create a budget, solicit donations, organize volunteers and above all, experience the joy of giving!
Touching Heart creates hands-on opportunities for kids to actively experience the great joy of supporting kids in need.
School on a Mission: This is a unique program offered as part of their after-school programs in a classroom environment. Students learn and talk about issues that kids around the world face every day. Throughout the class, students participate in service projects and get firsthand experience helping others by turning their compassion into action. Teaching kids about empathy, compassion, kindness and giving them an under
2011 Community Service Award from Fairfax County Family Services
2018, 2019 Catalogue for Philanthropy Catalogue partner
|Products||Touching Heart is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization.|