Thursday, January 05, 2006 - Weston Town Crier - Coburn and Blake: Importance of charitable giving - Weston Town Crier - Opinion & Letters: "Coburn and Blake: Importance of charitable giving
By Jeff Coburn and Mel Blake/ Guezt Columnists
Thursday, January 5, 2006

In naming Bill and Melinda Gates and Bono as its 'Persons of the Year,'Time magazine has brought to light the growing importance of charitable giving in the struggle to eradicate poverty. What a timely and appropriate message during this special holiday season!
This past year we witnessed three unimaginable natural disasters - the Asian tsunami, Hurricane Katrina and the Pakistani earthquake. These tragedies captured the hearts of Americans, and as a nation we responded by contributing more than $3.6 billion to these causes. "

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