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Three Easy Ways to Help Kids Give This Holiday Season

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Kids are very generous.  So many YouthBiz owners donate a portion (or all!) of their profits to help others.  In Young AmeriTowne last year, students donated an average of $2.25 per student–pretty remarkable given that their salary is only $20-$30.  And in Spark Change, students collect change and donate their time, talent, and treasure to a nonprofit.  As giving it …


Looking for 52 Donor Friends!

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If you were 10 years old, and your family had no money for “extras,” what would be the best news ever? How about a scholarship to the summer camp of your dreams! For 52 deserving students, the answer is “Yes! There’s a place for you at Jr. Money Matters, Girls Can, Be Your Own Boss, …”  In fact, every camp, …

A Unique Bank Transaction

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Meet Remi, Andia, and Brooklyn.  These are not your typical 5th grade girls.  On the ride home from soccer practice, lots of girls would be talking about homework, their friends, and boys.  Instead, driving home these young ladies discussed the devastating floods that impacted thousands of people throughout Colorado.  They decided in the car to create a campaign they dubbed …