Season of Giving: Over 50% of us will donate to charity over the holidays…

Season of Giving:  Over 50% of us will donate to charity over the holidays…

GIVING Facts from Charity Navigator:   In a survey by Ask Your Target Market, 57% of respondents said they do donate to charity in some way over the holiday season. Of those who do, 46% said they make a monetary donation directly to an organization, 64% donate to a third party like a bell ringer or store that collects donations for a charity at checkout, 24% buy gifts for people through a mitten tree or adopt-a-family program, 63% donate items like home goods or nonperishable foods, and 22% donate time by volunteering.    http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=519

-The average person makes 24% of their annual donations between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. (according to research from the Center on Philanthropy). The average American gives 4.7% of their income to charities.  www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=content.view&cpid=519

- A recent Red Cross study finding that 4 out of 5 Americans say that ‘giving’   is an important part of our holiday tradition.  Prayerfully  consider how you can help a local non-profit organization,  ministry or  individual family this Christmas. 

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