How to Raise Compassionate Kids

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Susan Crites Price, family philanthropy expert and author of Generous Genes: Raising Caring Kids in a Digital Age explains how parents, grandparents, and extended family can become “generosity coaches,” using real-world and digital tools to inspire compassion and teach the fundamentals of philanthropy.

As with other life skills, kids aren’t born knowing how to give. They need guidance and encouragement to share their time, talent, treasure, and ties. In this conversation, Susan shares practical advice, helpful resources, and real-world examples that will help you raise children who are both warm and wise.

About Susan Crites Prices:

Susan is the author or co-author of seven books including, The Giving Family: Raising Our Children to Help Others (Council on Foundations, 2001). A frequently consulted expert on the subject of instilling philanthropic values in children, she has appeared on Oprah, NBC’s Today, the CBS Early Show, and many other television and radio broadcasts.

Susan was vice president of the National Center for Family Philanthropy, and prior to that was the managing director of the Family Foundation Services Department at the Council on Foundations.

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