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A generous state

Written by Healthy Living

Ninety-eight percent of Florida adults ages 18 and older donated to a charitable cause in the past year, according to a survey by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the Florida Nonprofit Alliance.

  • Other key findings include:
  • More than 60 percent give less than $1,000 per year.
  • 85 percent do some or a lot of research into charities before donating.
  • 58 percent know how to verify whether a charity is permitted to fundraise.
  • 59 percent give to charities in Florida.
  • 48 percent give to national charities.

To access the survey report, visit and click on Charities.

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