“The more frequently people say they attend church, the more money they are likely to donate to charity. While this may be related to the experience of regularly passing the offering plate or being asked to give online,” the study said, “it seems to also indicate a pattern of behavior that church attendance enhances.”
The study included 3,354 complete responses from a sample of adult representative of all 50 states and the District of Columbia. ABS has released select chapters of the report monthly since May, with the release of an overview of the study slated for December. The full report can be downloaded here.
Giving Tuesday 2020 estimates are based on August reporting from Neon One, a software company helping nonprofits manage fundraising and other concerns.
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