Monday, November 29, 2004

The Opelousas Daily World

The Opelousas Daily World: "Record of charity says much about you, your neighbors
Posted on November 29, 2004
It says something remarkable about you and your neighbors that Louisiana is consistently ranked among the poorest of states yet is also among the leaders in the nation in charitable giving.
We may not have as much as some others, but we are willing to share whatever we've got.
An outfit in Boston, the Catalogue for Philanthropy, each year ranks the 50 states on how much residents donate to charity in relation to their income. This year, Louisiana ranked fourth in what the group calls its 'Generosity Index.' "

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