New report provides detailed insight on charitable giving habits of individual donors across nation

More than half of Americans (55%) gave money to charity in the last year according to new research by the Charities Aid Foundation. The Charitable Giving In The USA 2017 Report aims to provide fresh data on the key aspects of individual giving in the United States, the share of Americans who give to charity, the amount of donations and causes they support, the age and gender composition of individual...

BBB Trends: Let logic, not emotion, drive charitable giving decisions to avoid falling victim to fraud

By Sandra Guille Special to KyForward National and local news broadcast horrific images of terror, tragedies, and trauma unfolding around the world. Users on social media post political rhetoric, opinions, and online outbursts – all of which should probably be reserved for in-person conversation – online for all to read. Unless everyone unplugs from the television, the radio, or the Internet,...

Most Americans practice volunteerism,
as well as charitable giving, poll shows

By the Gallup Editors Gallup.com   To mark the solemn one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., this weekend the victims’ families have joined in asking Americans to honor their loved ones by engaging in deliberate acts of kindness. “‘We are broken,’ said Matt Crebbin, the coordinator of the Newtown Interfaith Clergy Association....