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Charity Should Begin at Home

Charity Should Begin at Home

Help clients develop a satisfying approach to philanthropy

The saying that “charity begins at home” is typically cited to justify a lack of philanthropic activity, but it can be turned around to mean just the opposite: By modeling philanthropic behavior at home for their children, parents can influence them to have a sense of social responsibility toward those who need our help. This behavior encompasses not only writing checks to causes we care about, but also volunteerism, taking the kids along on the midnight run or volunteering at a

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