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Fri September 13, 2013
Shots - Health News

Majority Of Millennial Kids In U.S. Generous To Charities

Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 9:26 am

Jackson Merrick, a sixth-grader from McLean, Va., says he donates half of his allowance to charity.
Morgan Walker NPR

Millennials might be known to their elders for texts and tattoos, but they're also a pretty giving bunch.

Nearly 9 in 10 millennial kids in the U.S. gave to a charity at least once during two years the researchers asked about, the United Nations Foundation said Thursday. More than half of the kids gave in both years.

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Fri August 23, 2013

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Wed August 14, 2013
Business

More Companies Encourage Workers To Volunteer, On The Clock

Originally published on Fri August 16, 2013 6:40 am

Kristin Yentes (right) and other volunteers from U.S. Bank serve breakfast to diners at Catholic Charities Opportunity Center in Minneapolis. Workers from the bank have been volunteering with Catholic Charities for more than a year.
Jeffrey Thompson MPR

You're not likely to find many bankers wearing those old stereotypical green visors these days. But at U.S. Bank, some employees sport hairnets — at least when they're serving breakfast.

Every Friday morning, a group of U.S. Bank employees stands elbow to elbow at a Minneapolis soup kitchen, doling out French toast, sausage and other breakfast goodies. Most of the people getting free breakfast are homeless men who lug their belongings in plastic bags.

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