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Monday, December 21, 2009

Giving Facts

Did you know?
  • You must keep a bank record or written communication from a charity including the charity's name, along with the date and amount of your contribution, in order to deduct a cash contribution.
  • A total of 19 billion cards, letters, and packages are delivered between Thanksgiving and Christmas each year.
  • For just $1, food banks can provide nine pounds of food and grocery products to Americans facing hunger.
  • Donations to charitable causes in the United States reached an estimated $307 billion in 2008 --- an impressive figure, yet down 5.7% over the prior year.
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1 comment:

Erich said...

A bank record alone is not good enough for a donation of over $250.