:: Monday, April 28, 2003 ::
It all depends on who is doing the reporting.
Portsmouth Herald Local News: New Englanders among nation’s stingiest
The Chronicle of Philanthropy released a study today based on data from federal taxpayers with adjusted gross incomes of $50,000 or more who itemized deductions. They represent about 18 percent of all U.S. taxpayers but account for nearly 80 percent of the total amount of money donated to charity by individuals.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Gift for giving makes Fort Worth No. 2 on list of charitable cities
When it comes to supporting charities and local churches, Fort Worth residents are among the most generous in the nation.
The Cincinnati Enquirer: Salt Lake City tops in giving
Among the nation's major metropolitan areas, residents of Salt Lake City-Ogden are the nation's most generous, and people in Hartford, Conn., are the least, according to a study by the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Salt Lake City-Ogden residents who itemized their federal tax deductions gave nearly 15 percent of their discretionary income to religious and nonprofit causes, according to the study being published today.
:: Mark 11:40 AM [+] ::