Family fact of the week for Hurricane Sandy: Religion promotes volunteering, charitable giving
Our take: Those that aren't religious are more likely to donate one-third less time and money than those that are religious, according to Rachel Sheffield, from The Heritage Foundation. Sheffield analyzes why religious people volunteer more:
Hurricane Sandy dealt widespread destruction to multiple cities across the East Coast this week. The stormcited as the largest in generationstook numerous lives and left in its wake heart-rending scenes of demolished homes and flooded city streets.
In the aftermath of the devastation, many faith-based and community organizations have wasted no time in extending assistance to those affected by Sandy's wrath, as happens time and again when disasters strike.
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