Study Finds Differences in How Economic Groups Donate

A new study suggests that charitable giving is closely tied to how people see themselves. For example, higher income individuals tend to give to charities when they are asked in a way that appeals to their self-concept of independence and self-reliance. Lower income individuals, however, give based on their perception of being part of a […]

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Lessons on Charity from Islam

Several recent reports and surveys have indicated that Muslims are more charitable than Jews, Christians and Atheists.  According to ICM research in the United Kingdom, while over 30% of religious people gave to charity, Muslims gave an average $567, Jews gave $412, Protestants donated $308 and Roman Catholics only averaged $272 in charitable donations.  Atheists, […]