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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