Most Charitable States in the US?


This post was originally published on Tech Impact’s blog and is being shared here, with permission.

Infographic Friday: Which States Are Most Charitable?

As one of the most charitable nations in the world, the United States has becoming renown for its giving nature.

But being one of the largest countries, in terms of square footage, and the msot culturally diverse in the world, it can be difficult to pin-point exactly why.

According to one study conducted in 2013, the 95.4% of all American households gave to some charitable cause and donated approximately $335 billion to worthy causes.

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But what state is most generous? Of all 50, the answers might surprise you.

So where does your state rank?


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Amy DeVita

Amy DeVita is managing partner at TopNonprofits. A publisher, entrepreneur, mother, wife, social media enthusiast and fan and avid supporter of the do-gooders in the nonprofit/ for-impact sector. She has written for TopNonprofits and Third Sector Today; she has been quoted on pieces about social media and social impact on The Huffington Post and The Daily Beast. She was named to the Leading Women Entrepreneurs in NJ Monthly and was a member of Social Media for Nonprofits' Leadership Council. In her spare time she enjoys kayaking, yoga, hiking, traveling, and playing Scrabble. Amy lives in New Jersey with her husband, two children, and three dogs. In 1984 she earned the "Most Improved Average" honor on her bowling league.