Teens Engaged in the Power of Giving
On October 13, more than 150 teens from across North Carolina came together for the seventh annual North Carolina Youth Giving Summit. The teens were competitively selected by community leaders based on their commitment to giving back to the community.
Rural youth lead change in their town
Through a class at a Thomasville High School, a group of youth identified a major problem facing their peers, then raised money and support to address it.
It’s not (just) about the money
Over the past year, hundreds of youth across North Carolina have demonstrated the meaning of philanthropy – the love of humanity – through their involvement in youth-giving groups.
Middle-school kids to learn power of giving
In the first effort of its kind in the state, a group of middle-schoolers in Pitt County is embarking on a journey to award grants totaling $3,000 to help their peers.
Youth move from speculation to optimism to action
In September, more than 300 North Carolina youth will embark on a statewide movement of philanthropy, learning to assess and address the needs in their communities.
Teaching social justice to youth philanthropists
Last month, leaders from 20 youth-giving sites across the state gathered to share ideas and inspiration as they prepare to work with more than 400 North Carolina youth philanthropists.
Youth philanthropy: A little can yield a lot
Across North Carolina, youth philanthropists are ‘paying it forward’ by using their unique insights to change their neighborhoods, schools and communities for the better.
The magic of youth giving
The 2009 North Carolina Youth Giving Summit drew over 200 young philanthropists for a powerful display of the state’s youth philanthropy movement.
Today’s youth as modern philanthropists
The brunt of today’s struggling economy will eventually fall onto the shoulders of today’s young people. Now more than ever, there is a critical need to invest in today’s youth as modern philanthropists.