“Did you know you’ve built up a whopping $53.15 in your charitable giving account?”
“So, where would you like to donate the funds?”
Sometimes philanthropy can be very abstract for young kids. No cause really seems to hit home.
Try reading this article with your youngster: How Do You Throw a Birthday Party When a Child Is Homeless?
It’ll spark a conversation.
“Can you imagine what it would be like if nobody celebrated your birthday?”
“No, that would be horrible.”
“Can you imagine being 9 years old and never having blown out a candle on a birthday cake?”
“No. that’s really sad.”
“Can you imagine how happy a kid your age must feel to be having that very first birthday party?”
“Yes. That must be really awesome.”
Something tells me your youngster just found a cause that hits home.
About that $53.15...
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