Friday, August 12, 2011

Half Of Adults In Louisiana Are Volunteers

Note: This is a summary from a story in the latest episode of The NonProfit Times TV.

A new study by Louisiana State University revealed a fascinating statistic: More than half of the state's adult population volunteer their times to nonprofit or religious groups. In fact, LSU says that the rate is probably more than the 51% found in an April survey. The survey was commissioned by Volunteer Louisiana, and it interviewed 720 people 18 or older in 216 cities and towns. Most of the respondents also said that they considered the work they do to be helping, not volunteering.

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