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"The Buzz" Continued...

Issue: "News of the Year," Jan. 2, 2010

Givers

American individuals gave more than corporations or foundations to charity this year-$226 billion out of a total $300 billion in U.S. charitable contributions. And when calculated as a percentage of income, the neediest appear to be the most charitable, according to a survey by Mint.com.

Thirty-five percent of giving is to religious institutions. The largest by revenue: Lutheran Services in America.

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