From Financial Integrity
An important element in changing your relationship with money is practicing values of compassion and clarifying the true importance of money by practicing giving. When you can donate freely, money no longer controls the relationship. Incorporating giving and philanthropy into family values can be challenging, however, especially if there is little or no tradition within the household. Here are some resources to provide ideas on how to begin.
From Reuters: How to create a family charity tradition
From Parents.com: 9 Ways to Teach Your Child About Charity
From About.com: Teaching Children to be Grateful
From Today at MSNBC: Why a compassionate family is a happy family
And an online database of Volunteer opportunities at Idealist.org