% of Americans give to charity each year



Stat: In fact, in any one year, some 70% of Americans give to charity

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In 2007, Americans set a new record by giving $306.39 billion to their favorite causes,... See Full Stat Info
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14.3 million noncash donations were reported to the IRS in 2007 See Full Stat Info
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