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Giving to international aid

Dec 8, 2013
Between 2011 and 2012, giving to international aid went up by more than 2 percent.
Posted In: international aid, natural disasters
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Giving to human services

Dec 8, 2013
Giving to human services jumped by more than 3 percent from 2011 to 2012.
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Giving to individuals

Dec 8, 2013
Donations to friends and family is a form of giving that can’t be calculated, since it usually happens in private circles and off the books.
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Giving to public society benefit

Dec 8, 2013
Public society benefit includes organizations who work with voter education, civil rights and civil liberties.
Posted In: voter education, civil rights
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Giving to the environment and animals

Dec 8, 2013
The number of environmental charity groups has been steadily growing over the past decade.
Posted In: environmental, animal rights
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Giving to health

Dec 8, 2013
Organizations in health sector include hospitals, primary care facilities and health research.
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Giving to education

Dec 8, 2013
Compared to other charity sectors, donating to education appears to be on the rise.
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Giving to religion

Dec 8, 2013
Tithing, general contributions and other ways that Americans give to their church.
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As fast food workers go on strike, Obama argues for increasing minimum wage

Dec 5, 2013
Fast food workers across America are striking today, asking for $15 an hour. Their employers may not be sympathetic to their cause, but they have a friend in the White House.
Posted In: fast food, minimum wage, living wage
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Marketplace and KQED discuss the new era of philanthropy

Dec 4, 2013
Join Marketplace Morning Report's David Brancaccio and KQED's Scott Shafer for a special event at the Nourse Theater in San Francisco.

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