September 12: New Research to be Released on Children’s Giving Habits and How to Raise a Child who Gives Back

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On-the-record National Press Club event will feature local families and leaders from United Nations Foundation and the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

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On Thursday, at 12:00 pm ET at the National Press Club, the United Nations Foundation and the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy will launch a new report on the charitable habits of children.

The new report helps shed light on the question: “How can I raise my children to be charitable?” The report also investigates how many children give, ways in which parents teach children about giving, and whether demographic differences exist in how children give. The report was conducted by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and supported by the UN Foundation.

The press event will include leaders from these organizations, as well as local parents and children that represent the report’s findings.

Who:    

  • Kathy Calvin, President and CEO, United Nations Foundation
  • Debra J. Mesch, Ph.D., Director, Women’s Philanthropy Institute
  • Aaron Sherinian, Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, United Nations Foundation (moderator)
  • Also on-hand will be children who are involved in charity, and passionate about donating time and money to the causes they care about – as well as their parents

When:
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 12:00 pm ET

Where:
National Press Club
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045

To RSVP or for media inquiries please contact Darley Tom at dtom@unfoundation.org

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United Nations Foundation
The United Nations Foundation builds public-private partnerships to address the world’s most pressing problems, and broadens support for the United Nations through advocacy and public outreach. Through innovative campaigns and initiatives, the Foundation connects people, ideas, and resources to help the UN solve global problems. The Foundation was created in 1998 as a U.S. public charity by entrepreneur and philanthropist Ted Turner and now is supported by global corporations, foundations, governments, and individuals.

About the Women’s Philanthropy Institute
The Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) is part of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. WPI increases understanding of women’s philanthropy through rigorous research and education, interpreting and sharing these insights broadly to improve philanthropy. Learn more at: http://www.philanthropy.iupui.edu/womens-philanthropy-institute.

About the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy is dedicated to improving philanthropy to improve the world by training and empowering students and professionals to be innovators and leaders who create positive and lasting change. The School offers a comprehensive approach to philanthropy through its academic, research and international programs and through The Fund Raising School, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and the Women’s Philanthropy Institute. Learn more at http://www.philanthropy.iupui.edu.

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