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We take great pride in supporting the AuPairCare Community, which is made up of families, au pairs, Area Directors and AuPairCare staff all over the world. In this section stay up to date on what our au pairs and host families are up to around the country, as well as AuPairCare initiatives and awards. 

Pennsylvania Au Pairs Assist with Pittsburgh Walk

Pittsburgh Au Pairs Participate in Walk for Apraxia

In early September, a group of Pittsburgh-based au pairs participated in the Walk for Apraxia, an annual event held in 70+ cities across the United States that raises funds and awareness for apraxia among community members who have never heard of the disorder. 

Wednesday, September 25th
Au Pair Becomes A Weekly Volunteer at Her Host Child's School

Au Pair Becomes A Weekly Volunteer at Host Child's School

Like many that choose to do the au pair program, Marijana, an au pair from Macedonia, had a great interest in childhood education and development. To expand her knowledge and experience she decided to become a weekly volunteer at her host children’s elementary school in Louisville, Co.

Wednesday, August 28th
Au Pairs Volunteering with the SOME Organization in DC

Au Pairs Volunteer with SOME in Washington, D.C.

In Washington DC, nearly 1 in 5 residents’ live at or below the poverty line and struggle to meet even their basic needs. In an effort to do their part, AuPairCare au pairs based in Falls Church, Virginia had the opportunity to give back and learn about the homeless situation in the DC Metro Area by volunteering with SOME.

Wednesday, July 31st
AuPairCare Au Pairs Tour the White House

Au Pairs Tour the White House

Earlier this year, AuPairCare au pairs spent the day learning about American history and culture when they visited the White House in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, July 10th
Au Pairs Volunteer at LA Marathon with Department of State

Au Pairs Serve at the LA Marathon

Last month, California au pairs gathered at the LA Marathon to volunteer at a Department of State-sponsored water station. “Cultural Exchange” was the chosen theme for the water station, which was complete with au pairs, local foreign exchange students, and other J1 visa holders.

Wednesday, May 29th
Au Pairs Volunteer as "Blanketeers" in Pittsburgh

Au Pairs Volunteer as "Blanketeers" in Pittsburgh

Last month, au pairs in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania volunteered their time as “blanketeers” for Project Linus, organization dedicated to providing a sense of security and comfort to children who are seriously ill, traumatized or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets.

Wednesday, May 1st
Gift of Giving Event | AuPairCare Au Pairs Wrap Presents for Local Hospital

AuPairCare's Second Annual Gift of Giving Event

In the spirit of the upcoming holidays, two AuPairCare Area Directors from Dallas, Texas wanted to share the gift of giving with their au pairs and host families by partnering with their local children’s hospital, Scottish Rite. Together they organized their second annual Gift of Giving event that was sure to warm the hearts of the children and their families in residency.

Thursday, December 6th
Au pairs make blankets for the community

Giving Tuesday: Au Pairs Volunteer in Their Communities

Au pairs across the country volunteer throughout their communities in the spirit of the holidays. 

Wednesday, November 28th
Au pairs decorate stones that represent what they're grateful for

Kindness Rocks: Au Pairs Craft Momentos for the Community

Read about how two Area Directors organized an afternoon of goodwill. Au pairs got together to craft "Kindness Rocks" - stones that are decorated with meaningful messages, gratitude, and words of inspiration - for their community.

Wednesday, October 10th
VA Au Pairs Volunteer at Ronald McDonald House

Helping Hands Warm Hearts

Children and their wellbeing a core part of AuPairCare’s mission. With that in mind, two Area Directors went above and beyond with their au pairs when the group volunteered over at their local Ronald McDonald House in the state of Virginia. 

Wednesday, September 5th

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