Contributions / charitable donations given to public society benefit organizations such as the United Way or Jewish Federation in 2007



Stat: Contributions to public society benefit organizations - nonprofit organizations such as the United Way or Jewish Federation who collect funds for distribution to a number of other agencies - received $22.65 billion in donations -- a 5.8 percent increase.

Stat Categories: Charity / Non-profit Stats

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Years: 2007

Stat Source: Giving USA

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): National Park Service

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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