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Survey: Montana Seventh Most Charitable State

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Montana is the seventh most charitable state overall in the US, according to a WalletHub study.

United Way of Yellowstone County encourages the community to give, advocate, and volunteer and they kick off their fundraising campaign each year with the Day of Caring, mobilizing hundreds of community members to help local non-profits.

Carol Burton, president and CEO, says the ranking is no surprise to her as Billings, and the state, are generous and supportive.

“Really when you think about Montana giving, there's really many resource they can give in addition to money, but it's also their time and talents,” Burton says. “And so overall, I would say that Montana's giving in all three categories.”

The top two charitable states according to the survey are Utah and South Dakota. Also in the report, Montana is the state with the second highest number of charities per capita.

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