Tuesday, January 17, 2006

Americans Keep Giving

Chalk one up for the generosity of the American People! The Washington Post reports that,"For weeks, many nonprofit organizations have been predicting that the billions of dollars that Americans poured into relief funds last year to help the victims of epic disasters -- the South Asia tsunami, Hurricane Katrina and the Pakistan earthquake -- would result in "donor fatigue." Donors would grow weary of charitable giving after contributing to disaster-relief groups and desert their regular causes, the theory went." Thankfully for people who depend on non disaster related charities, these dire predictions of the turned out to be false. "People have heard that it's important to help the victims of the hurricane but that it's also important to help everyone else," said Anthony De Cristofaro, executive director of the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area.

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