Introducing givingJars - A perfect weekend activity, and a new way to give Kids ownership over their own giving! - Westport Moms

Can you think of many lessons more important to teach your children than giving to others? Well, we have found something really special. givingGROWS is on a mission to nurture the spirit of giving in children of all ages through simple acts. Founder, Emily Rackoff, was puzzled by the lack of attention on young children giving, as she felt it was such a missed opportunity during their formative years. As a result, she has built a company to fill those gaps for families in a simple way.
Emily created the givingJAR Craft Kit as a way to give children complete ownership over their own giving. Kids create their own givingJAR from the adorable little package it arrives in; they collect the money, and then they decide where the money goes and how it is spent. From donating it to an organization that is meaningful to them, to buying items needed by local non-profits, to buying supplies to bake cookies for a family who could use a little joy (and everything in between) – givingJARS encourage kindness, thoughtfulness, and philanthropy. They take empathy and turn it into action. And best of all, they are reusable, so children can give over and over again!
givingJARS are sold individually for a simple weekend or rainy activity and make the perfect birthday or holiday gift. They are also sold in Party Packs of 10, which can be customized for your child. It is a wonderful solution for your child’s birthday party, serving as a unique, meaningful activity AND party favor in one! (What’s better than that?)
In addition, givingGROWS shares lots of great tips and insider info on how to give with your kids and foster a lifetime of giving. And Emily is available for speaking gigs at schools, parent education sessions, and for teacher presentations. You can shop for your child’s very own givingJAR at and make sure to check them out on social media!


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