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Frequently Asked Questions

You Ask. We Answer.

We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions and answers for your convenience. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please get in touch and we’ll respond to your inquiry as quickly as possible.

Is SERVE Homeschool Outreach affiliated with any other umbrella organizations?

 No, SERVE Homeschool Outreach is an independent and autonomous organization. We operate without any affiliations or ties to other umbrella organizations. We are proud to be free and self-governing, ensuring that our mission and vision align with the values we hold dear. While we are not affiliated, we do actively partner with organizations such as The New Orleans Mission, CASA, The Community Center for Life, and many others. These collaborations are chosen purposefully, as they align with our mission and vision to serve and uplift the community.

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Is your organization transparent?

Yes, SERVE Homeschool Outreach is dedicated to transparency in all aspects of our operations. We are proud to hold the Platinum Seal of Transparency, a testament to our commitment to openness and clear communication. This seal reflects our ongoing efforts to provide our members and supporters with comprehensive insights into our organizational activities, finances, and impact. At SERVE Homeschool Outreach, transparency is a core value, and we believe in fostering trust through clear and accessible information for our community.

Donations

How much of my donation directly supports the cause?

At SERVE Homeschool Outreach, we prioritize directing the majority of donations directly towards supporting our educational initiatives, events, and community outreach. We strive to keep administrative costs minimal, ensuring that your generosity has a meaningful impact on the causes we champion. Your donations play a crucial role in enhancing the homeschooling experience for our families and making a positive difference in our community. If you have any specific questions about how your donation is utilized, we use 90% of our donations that go directly to supporting the cause. 

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What is the minimum age to volunteer?

The minimum age to volunteer at SERVE Homeschool Outreach is typically three years old. We firmly believe in instilling a sense of service and compassion from a young age, and welcoming children as young as three to participate in volunteer activities aligns with our mission. We believe that involving children in serving others from an early age not only benefits the community but also nurtures valuable qualities of empathy and kindness in young hearts. If you have specific questions or would like more details about volunteering opportunities for young children, please feel free to reach out to us.

How much are membersip dues for a family to join SERVE? 

The membership dues for a family to join SERVE Homeschool Outreach are $35. We intentionally keep the dues at a low cost to ensure affordability for all families. It's important to note that these dues also function as a donation to our SERVE Homeschool organization, enabling us to continue serving not only our group but also the broader community and surrounding areas. Your contribution through membership dues plays a vital role in supporting our mission and creating a vibrant and inclusive homeschooling community. If you have any further questions or need additional information, please don't hesitate to reach out.

 Do we have to participate in everything?

 No, participation in SERVE Homeschool Outreach activities is entirely optional and flexible. There are no minimum or maximum requirements, and you are welcome to engage in as much or as little as suits your preferences and schedule. Our diverse range of events and opportunities allows you to tailor your involvement based on your interests and availability. We understand that every family's journey is unique, and our aim is to provide a supportive and inclusive environment where you can participate according to your comfort and preferences. Feel free to explore the events that resonate with you and enhance your homeschooling experience with us.

 What if we don't homeschool ALL of our children? Can we join SERVE?

Absolutely! You are more than welcome to join SERVE Homeschool Outreach, even if you are homeschooling only one child in your family. We embrace and welcome all homeschooling families, regardless of whether all children in the home are homeschooled or not. Our inclusive community values the diversity of homeschooling approaches, and we are here to support and connect with all families on their unique homeschooling journeys. If you have any further questions or if there's anything specific you'd like to know about joining, please feel free to reach out.

What ages do the children/students in SERVE Homeschool range from?

SERVE Homeschool boasts a diverse age range, welcoming homeschoolers from babies to high school seniors, covering the full spectrum of childhood and adolescence.

When was SERVE Homeschool Outreach founded or formed?

SERVE Homeschool Outreach was founded on January 12, 2021, as a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit.In spite of our recent establishment, our organization exudes a profound commitment to love and service. Age doesn't define impact, and since our inception, we've made a substantial difference in the homeschool community, surrounding communities, and beyond. We remain committed to serving diverse needs and emphasizing the holistic development of children's hearts alongside their education. It's a holistic approach that resonates with the essence of homeschooling.

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