Tuesday, May 31, 2005

Grassroots volunteering draws younger people

BostonWorks - Jobs, Events, and Information from The Boston Globe: "Grassroots volunteering draws younger people
By Penelope Trunk, Globe Correspondent, 5/29/05

We are entering the age of volunteerism. Generation X has shifted charity from the hierarchical, corporate-backed Red Cross and United Way, to a grassroots, episodic volunteerism of, say, tutoring neighborhood children. And Generation Y is donating more of its time to charitable causes than perhaps any generation in history: According to Leslie Lenkowsky, a professor at The Center on Philan"

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