Originally published on Fri September 13, 2013 9:26 am
By Michaeleen Doucleff
Jackson Merrick, a sixth-grader from McLean, Va., says he donates half of his allowance to charity.
Credit Morgan Walker / NPR
Millennials might be known to their elders for texts and tattoos, but they're also a pretty giving bunch.
Nearly 9 in 10 millennial kids in the U.S. gave to a charity at least once during two years the researchers asked about, the United Nations Foundation said Thursday. More than half of the kids gave in both years.