Sisters Zoe, Mia and Sophie Moret have a choice when they turn five: have a birthday party of their choice with presents from friends, or have the same party but forgo presents. So far, the two sisters older than 5 have both opted for helping a local charity instead of presents. The Morets are part of a small but growing group of children engaging in charitable giving. Jim Coutre a partner at the Philanthropic Initiative, said it’s important to focus on helping others, not the amount of money. “It should be, ‘Here are some people that I can help’ and not ‘Look at what I have, poor them.’ ”Read more via the New York Times.

Sisters Zoe, Mia and Sophie Moret have a choice when they turn five: have a birthday party of their choice with presents from friends, or have the same party but forgo presents. So far, the two sisters older than 5 have both opted for helping a local charity instead of presents. 

The Morets are part of a small but growing group of children engaging in charitable giving. Jim Coutre a partner at the Philanthropic Initiative, said it’s important to focus on helping others, not the amount of money. “It should be, ‘Here are some people that I can help’ and not ‘Look at what I have, poor them.’ ”

Read more via the New York Times.

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