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What Motivates Charitable Giving?

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What Motivates Charitable Giving?

What Motivates Charitable Giving?

What Motivates Charitable Giving?

Only Available in Archive Formats.

GUESTS: BRUCE COHEN *Press Agent for Bruce Cohen & Associates SARA MELENDEZ *CEO of Independent Sector, a non-profit organization that conducted a survey on gift volunteering and giving Do you give to panhandlers? If yes, do you give to everyone, or pick and choose? What are the criteria? If you give to an organized charity, how do you decide which is most worthy? Is the decision emotional, rational, or spiritual? Join Brooke Gladstone and guests as they ask some impolite questions, and look at the motivations behind charitable giving.

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