Detroit's Charity According to one national survey, Detroit is the nation's "most giving city" in terms of the number of people who give to local organizations. No one is exactly sure why. It could be that the city's strong religious community plays a role, especially among African Americans who often tithe 10 percent of their income. Labor unions also play a big role in the city's generosity. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.
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According to one national survey, Detroit is the nation's "most giving city" in terms of the number of people who give to local organizations. No one is exactly sure why. It could be that the city's strong religious community plays a role, especially among African Americans who often tithe 10 percent of their income. Labor unions also play a big role in the city's generosity. NPR's Allison Aubrey reports.