Giving USA 2018

December 31, 2018

Americans achieved a philanthropic landmark in 2017: for the first time total charitable giving surpassed $400 billion in a single year. A booming stock market and a generally strong economy combined to increase Americans’ financial resources and their confidence in sharing those additional resources through their philanthropy. Giving from individuals, bequests, foundations and corporations to U.S. charities surged to an estimated $410.02 billion, an increase of 5.2 percent over the previous year.

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Scouts of Argentina

Scouting is an educational movement for children and young people, voluntary; It is a non-political movement, open to all without distinction of origin, race or religion, in accordance with the purposes and methods as were devised by its founder Robert Baden-Powell. Scouting aims to contribute to the development of children and young people, helping them to fully develop their physical social possibilities, intellectual, and spiritual; as a person, as a responsible citizen and as a member of the local, national and international community. This concept is developed and made explicit in the Education Project "Scouts of Argentina", one of the key documents in which our educational practices are based Scouts.

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