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Fact of the Week: 20 May 2013

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Three Fourths of Mid-life and Older Adults Engage in Charitable Giving

Among mid-life and older adults, the proportion who report that they engage in charitable giving is similar across generations. 72% of Boomers (age 48-66) report such giving, compared to 75% of Gen X (age 31-47), and 77% of "Silent" generation (age 76-83), according to a 2013 AARP report.

AARP. (2013). Civic engagement among mid-life and older adults: Findings from the 2012 survey on civic engagement. Washington, DC: AARP. Retrieved from

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