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Accessible By T: 5 Youth Programs to Volunteer With in the Boston Area
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You’ve perfected your cocktail list for your holiday party, the tree is trimmed, the menorah lit and the gifts are wrapped! Snow flurries and Christmas lights illuminate the magic in the air. With the holiday season in full swing it’s time for parties, family and friends. It’s a time to be thankful, and most of all, a time to give back. To think of others that are less fortunate than ourselves. With that said, we have great youth focused causes here for you to give back to, lend a hand, make a donation. Do what you got to do, just make it from the heart. More

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Millennials may disappoint their parents, but not charities
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Given the deluge of recent articles slamming my generation, positive studies like the Millennial Impact Report are a relief. We’ve been called idle, iPhone-addicted failures, uninterested in getting married, procreating, or moving out of our childhood bedrooms. The University of Chicago labeled us “slacktivists” only interested in giving a charity organization’s Facebook page a “Like,” and not truly invested in social change or justice. Disappointed? That’s where the Millennial Impact Report comes in. According to its data, 83 percent of millennials gave to charities or 503(c) non-profits in 2013, and 52 percent surveyed wanted to commit to monthly donations. More