Bil Browning

For the most part...

Filed By Bil Browning | October 20, 2005 11:49 PM | comments

Filed in: Living

...Hoosiers are good-hearted, generous and caring people. This recent snippet from the Indianapolis Star shows that not all Indiana citizens are like Micah Clark and Eric Miller - concerned only with what they can keep for themselves. As an example, check out's series on how Eric Miller has made millions of dollars at the expense of the right-wing sheeple.

Indiana households, foundations and companies gave $4.86 billion in 2003, according to a new study, earning Hoosiers high marks for generosity.

More than 79 percent of households gave to charity, compared with 67 percent nationally.

The wealthy give more on average, but as a percentage of their income, the less well-off are the biggest givers. Households earning less than $50,000 per year donated about 5.6 percent of their income, compared with just 3.7 percent for those earning more than $100,000.

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