It seems like a quaint artifact from another age.
Shouldn't the 2009 survey becoming out soon?
Will they contribute less due to the stock market downturn and reduction in detectability?
"Most millionaires contribute both time and money to charitable and philanthropic
causes. The average total donation among millionaires in the past year was
$11,000, and, among decamillionaires, nearly $36,000. This represents a
significant decline from 2005, when charitable contributions were unusually high in
response to Hurricane Katrina and the Southeast Asian tsunami."
Sometimes death is not as tragic as not knowing how to live. This man knew how to live--and how to make others glad they were living. - Jack Benny at Nat King Cole's funeral