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Read in-depth news and research study reports on the value charitable giving lessons can have on the development of our youth. 

Teach Your Children to Give Back

Research has found that both boys and girls were more likely to give to charity if their parents talked to them about it, regardless of their age, family income or ethnicity. View

Grow a Child’s Empathy in 3 Easy Ways

With the right service opportunities from kindergarten through high school, young people can grow from an understanding of how they fit into society to how they can help solve societal problems. View

Kid’s Altruism Linked with Better Physiological Regulation, Less Family Wealth

Children as young as 4 years old may reap better health from altruistic giving. View

Are You Raising Nice Kids? A Harvard Psychologist Gives 5 Ways to Raise Them to be Kind

Five strategies to raise moral, caring children, according to Making Caring Common. View

Study: Engaging Youth in Lifelong Service

Findings and recommendations for encouraging a tradition of voluntary action among America’s youth. View

Study: Teens Who Volunteer Have Higher Grades and Self-Esteem

Research has shown that volunteering has a positive impact on teens' (ages 12 to 18) grades and self-esteem. View

Study: How Does Kindness Rate in a Kid’s Conscience?

A 20,000-student study from Harvard University finds that children are increasingly learning to value personal success above all else. The results of that mindset can contribute to a growing population of young people that lack empathy. View

Study: Giving: The Next Generation - Parental Effects on Donations

This paper provides a summary of the effects parents have on the donations of their children. View