Raising Children Who Care in Times That Need It

July 3, 2009

A fast-growing concept in universities and colleges is to offer classes where students have real money to distribute to worthy causes…

In 2007, Campus Compact, a coalition of college and university presidents, and Fidelity Charitable Gift Fund formed Students4Giving, which has financed 15 similar courses, primarily at the undergraduate level.

Many students have volunteered in the past, but this is different, said Maureen F. Curley, president of Campus Compact. The goal, she said, is that students reflect on what practicing philanthropy means in their lives and community…

»Read the full article in the New York Times.

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