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Brian Moynihan

Wealth and philanthropy: who gives (and why)

By Brian Moynihan
December 25, 2006

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SOME HAVE CHARGED New Englanders with giving less to charity than people in other regions. Others say secular donors give less than the faithful. Yet such assertions are less informative than this statistic: Two-thirds of all philanthropic gifts made by U S households come from the wealthiest 3 percent of Americans. Their giving patterns deserve more attention if charities are ... (Full article: 761 words)

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