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A Majority of Young People are More Than Willing to Give to Charity But Very Few do

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Research shows that 80% of young people are more than willing to give money (Dutch link), but very few actually do. This, because young people base their decision to give on factors other than the ones addressed in most campaigns.

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Charity Donations in Germany Increased Significantly in 2010

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Last year, 21% of Germans over the age of ten made at least one donation, with an average amount of nearly EUR 28. The percentage of donors consequently rose by one percentage point and the average donation amount also increased by almost one euro.

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