The Power of Youth Philanthropy
MAY 12, 2008
One New York high school student raised $57,000 to help build an elementary school in rural Cambodia. In a similar vein, two high school students in Massachusetts raised $420,000 to aid the people of Darfur. Tags: grassroots fundraising Nicholas D. Kristof writes in yesterday’s New York Times about how youth are rocking out with philanthropic endeavors. These “piggy-bank philanthropists,” as Mr. Kristof labels them, are inspiring.