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Maryland Ranked Fourth Most Charitable State by WalletHub

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Maryland is ranked the fourth most charitable state according to finance website WalletHub.

WalletHub based its rankings on 13 key metrics including; volunteer rate, community service requirement for high school graduation, number of public charities per capita, percentage of sheltered homeless, and number of Feeding America Food Banks per capita.

Of those metrics, Maryland ranked; first for percentage of population who donated money, 18th for volunteer rate, 19th for number of charities per capita, 21st for percentage of donate income, 21st for number of volunteer hours per capita, and 26th for percentage of population who claim to have donated time.

Ahead of Maryland, Utah ranked first, Minnestoa ranked second, and North Dakota ranked third.

If you are interested in volunteering opportunities around the county this holiday season, visit the Montgomery County Volunteer Center for more information.

Source: WalletHub
Maureen Chowdhury

About Maureen Chowdhury

Maureen Chowdhury is a multimedia journalist with Montgomery Community Media. She can be reached at mchowdhury@mymcmedia.org and on Twitter at @MediaMaureen. Maureen authors the blog Sound Check on MyMCMedia.

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