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Philanthropy
6:34 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Youth Giving Summit Helps Teens Pay It Forward

Young philanthropists at the 2012 Youth Giving Summit.
Credit NC Youth Giving Network

This weekend in Greensboro, 200 high school students with gather for the Youth Giving Summit.  It's a statewide youth philanthropy event, and these teens will have a pool of $150,000 to distribute in their communities.  Eric Rowles is Director of the North Carolina Youth Giving Network.  Founded 8 years ago, Rowles says the program gives young people experience in paying forward their time, talent or treasure.   

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