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Young Philanthropists: Jewish Teen Foundation Teaches Youth How To Give

September 25, 2013

By Renée Frojo, Reporter, San Francisco Business Times

It’s recruiting season for the Jewish Teen Foundation, and philanthropic high school students across the Bay Area seem eager to give.

Started by a group of parents who wanted to give a little more meaning to their kids' bar mitzvah celebrations, the Jewish Teen Foundation’s philanthropic training organization — which guides teens on how to discuss pressing social issues, identify nonprofits to fund and ask for money — has grown to be one of the biggest and most prominent youth giving programs in the Bay Area.

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