When teaching children about compassion, few activities are as rewarding as volunteering together as a family. Parents often find that volunteering helps teach values such as empathy, gratitude and responsibility. Not to mention, family volunteering helps foster emotional and social development, while also promoting healthy family and community connections. Working as family helps children feel valued as they acquire new skills, learn about life, and discover how their actions can can impact others.
Ashleigh Craven has a decade and a half of diverse category experience from agency communications to athletic apparel to automotive to education, developing and executing communication strategies in both traditional and social media. She has supported national product launches and corporate events for the likes of Soffe, Buick, Chevrolet, Wake Forest University , Kaplan, and others. She has an BA from the University of Michigan in English and Communication Studies and an MA from Wake Forest University, where she focused her studies on argumentation and presidential rhetoric and speechwriting. She served as director of marketing for Gryphon House from 2017- 2020.