Those of us who are blessed with families, jobs, food, clothing, and a roof over our heads don’t often spend a significant amount of time thinking about how we can help those less fortunate than us. Although 70% of the American population contributes to charitable organizations every year, the 30% who don’t could potentially make a substantial impact if they chose to donate. Many people don’t realize that charitable donations involve more than money. Clothing donations, food and blood drives, and volunteering can be just as beneficial to those in need. Usually, the reasons people don’t donate boil down to not being fully informed about the cause or the need. Here are three specific reasons why people don’t donate — and how you can help to change their minds.
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