Healthy communities teach philanthropy young

The first time a kid gets to sell cookie dough or raffle tickets for a good cause, it is undeniably thrilling to help fund something they believe to be important. After that the poor kids are tainted -- either by parental groans, cheap incentive gifts or the realization that soliciting is hard work.

By high school, new motivations for community philanthropy and service projects include social fun, competitive challenges and resume building. However, something interesting happens on the cusp of adulthood if a teen discovers a cause close to their heart. Gratitude inevitably swells with new knowledge of those in need and career aspirations suddenly include opportunities to “make a difference” rather than just make money.

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