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New Study Says Women Give More

Women at almost every income level give more to charity than men; and they tend to give more often. For example, women who earn $23,509 or less gave an average of $540 per year, while men in that income bracket with similar life circumstances gave $281. Women who earn more than $103,000 annually gave $1,910 vs. men who gave $984. The one group where men’s giving was higher was among those who earn $23,510 to $43,499: Then men gave an average of $1,033, while women gave $701.  

(Chronicle of Philanthropy 10/22/10)

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Gary D. Foster founded and leads Gary D. Foster Consulting, a marketing and management service specializing in helping religious product companies and ministries discover and optimize new revenue streams and to better leverage existing ones. He served as an executive with Focus on the Family, where he managed their award-winning book publishing operation and $110 million direct-mail fundraising division. He also spent 12 years with the Christian Booksellers Association, where he served as President and CEO of CBA Service Corporation. He also served in executive product development and marketing positions with Cook Communications Ministries, Moody Press and Moody Magazine. Learn more about Gary at www.GaryDFoster.com.