% of all donations given to religious organizations



Stat: Religious organizations continue to receive the biggest share of donations accounting for 33.4% of the total giving.

Stat Categories: Charity / Non-profit Stats

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Years: 2007

Stat Source: Giving USA 2008 Report, CampbellCompany.com

Publisher (site that mentioned this stat): About.com

Submitted By: Michael Raeford

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