New Report Shows the Granite State Is Also the ‘Giving State’
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Forget the stereotype of flinty-hearted Granite Staters dismissing neighbors in need with a grunt of “Live Free or Die.” No other New England state has a higher percentage of its population donating time and money to charity than New Hampshire, according to a newly-released analysis.
New Hampshire residents rank third when it comes to the percentage of people who donate their time to charitable causes (behind the Mormons of Utah and the ‘Midwestern Nice’ crowd in Minnesota); and they’re tied for second with Illinois for the percentage who donate money. (Utah ranks number one there, too.)