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Wealthy households are donating less after a surge of generosity in 2020

Oct 4, 2023
A biennial survey out this week from Indiana University and Bank of America also finds that volunteering rebounded among the affluent.
The average amount that affluent households gave last year fell to roughly $35,000 last year.
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After a record year, philanthropy has a lot to live up to in 2021

Nov 30, 2021
Economic conditions have changed from 2020 when better-off households had a lot of cash to spare.
Charitable giving is expected to be down this year.
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The most effective way to give this holiday season

Nov 25, 2020
As we head into a holiday season like no other, what is the best way to help those in need?
Workers from the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank distribute boxes of fresh produce to people facing food insecurity in August. Donating cash to food banks allows them to supply produce to people in need more easily.
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Hackers with a heart? Cyber crooks seek to provide charitable donations

Nov 18, 2020
Several cybercrime groups are trying to brand themselves as ethical. But it's hard to know a hacker's actual motivation in any particular case.
Some hackers view themselves as Robin Hood, stealing from the rich and giving to the  poor, one expert said.
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British charities buckle under crisis as fundraising dries up

May 22, 2020
Britain weighs the economic cost if charities go bust.
Shevan James prepares packed lunches for delivery to local low-income families.
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In a year-end scramble, charities worry about the impact of new tax law

Jan 2, 2018
Many Americans had less of an incentive to give, as the law doubles the standard deduction.
 Legislation and regulation books related to the GOP's planned tax overhaul are stacked and ready in the House Ways and Means Committee hearing room in Washington, D.C.
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Trump says he'll dissolve charitable foundation

Dec 26, 2016
But it's currently being investigated by the New York attorney general's office.

How much do charities' overheads matter?

Mar 11, 2016
Charities overheads differ starkly but may not be a big determinant of who gives.
Parade participants representing The Wounded Warrior Project take part in the Veteran's Day Parade on November 11, 2012 in New York City.
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