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Study Says USA Is Most Charitable Country

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Not that it’s a competition, but this is one that Americans can feel proud to win. Out of 153 countries, the USA was ranked as the number 1 charitable country in the world. That’s up from spot number 5 last year.

How on earth do they figure out who is the most charitable? Three specific behaviors are looked at: helping a stranger, volunteering time, and giving money.

According to the study, “the USA is now measured as being the most charitable country globally, with a World Giving Index score of 60%. This is the first time that any country has reached a score of 60%.”

While we don’t win in any one of those specific categories, our overall score is what gives us the highest spot. The study says, “The rise in the USA’s score has been achieved not by being dominant in one particular giving behaviour, but by being strong in each behaviour. It is 2nd globally for ‘helping a stranger’, 5th for ‘volunteering time’ and 10th for ‘giving money’.”

Looking back on the year, did you help contribute to any of those categories? If not, or even if you did, there is still time to donate money, volunteer some time or perform a random act of kindness.

Via Huffington Post

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