January 1, 1999

NEWS STORY: In booming economy, giving to charity is up

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c. 1999 Religion News Service WASHINGTON _ The point is pretty obvious: When Americans have more money, they give more money to charity. An impressive $175 billion last year. Giving by individuals, encouraged by the buoyant economy, is up 10 percent, and it’s up for the third consecutive year, according to “Giving USA 1999,” an […]

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