This year three generous couples under the age of 40 gave away more than $1.1 billion, drawing major attention to the spoils of high tech entrepreneurship in the U.S. and the community-minded spirit of some of the nation’s wealthiest young people. For the first time ever, three young couples fall in the top five most generous donors on the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual Philanthropy 50 list, released Monday. All told, more than 15% of the $7.4 billion in wealth came from post-Boomer pockets.
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