Posted on Tue, May. 19, 2009
last updated: May 19, 2009 05:27:33 PM
If parents want to raise generous children, what works? Years of looking into which youth experiences best predict giving by adults offer some clues.
Independent Sector, a group of major nonprofit organizations, found the activities below the most closely linked to adult generosity. They're in only rough rank order because respondents could name multiple activities.
The biggest deterrent to generosity: not seeing a family member help others.
Source: Giving and Volunteering in the United States survey.
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