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Goal: 15,000 Progress: 3,402
Sponsored by: The Hunger Site

Charity donations are the lifelines of many non-profit organizations committed to philanthropic causes. Much of the financial assistance given to humanitarian, animal, and environmental causes comes from generous individuals who are able to help monetarily.

Many give out of the kindness of their own hearts, but an added bonus is the tax breaks from charitable giving that can be gleaned each year. But if tax breaks are reduced for charitable giving, without the financial assistance from donors, many philanthropic organizations may face problems meeting their respective goals.

Congress members trying to reduce national debt have suggested reducing the charitable giving incentive so that tax breaks would be much less financially beneficial for donors. Moral or not, this would discourage many people from contributing.

Tell President Obama to prevent Congress from removing the incentive for charitable donations.

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Dear President Obama,

Congress members attempting to reduce national debt have suggested reducing the incentive for charitable giving. While I understand the need for debt reduction, I cannot in good faith lend my approval to this idea.

Charities help causes that might not otherwise receive any attention or assistance. And the financial assistance given to those charities by generous benefactors can be their lifelines. Without the incentive, many people may be discouraged to donate.

Please do not allow Congress to reduce or remove charitable giving incentives!

Thank you.

Petition Signatures


Nov 28, 2016 Nancy Lewis
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Nov 24, 2016 Sissel Frettim
Nov 24, 2016 ana de Albuquerque
Nov 22, 2016 Marcos Carrillo
Nov 10, 2016 OSVALDO TOMAS
Nov 4, 2016 Bonnie Steiger
Nov 4, 2016 Ronald Wolniewicz
Nov 2, 2016 Gen Agustsson
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Oct 31, 2016 Carol Duller
Oct 26, 2016 Susan Armistead
Oct 25, 2016 Averill Waterhouse
Oct 24, 2016 Fournier Fernande
Oct 24, 2016 Raphaël PONCE
Oct 17, 2016 Dana Azzoug
Oct 16, 2016 Anthony Hostetter
Oct 13, 2016 Cindy austin
Oct 12, 2016 Alicia .L. Denofrio
Oct 2, 2016 June Graham
Oct 1, 2016 Allen Vergakis
Oct 1, 2016 (Name not displayed) if you want to decrease debt in later generations stop spending tax money on sports. It is a waste of money as it is nothing but bread and circuses
Sep 29, 2016 karla Price
Sep 29, 2016 Regina Epley
Sep 22, 2016 Rosa Pereira
Sep 22, 2016 Charmaine MacDonald
Sep 21, 2016 Claudia Moorman
Sep 21, 2016 Allison ODell
Sep 21, 2016 Lorri Goldman I worked for two nonprofit organizations which would not have been able to continue on without donations. So I have a personal interest in this issue. Please don't do away with the incentive for giving. Thank you, Mr. President.
Sep 21, 2016 Denise Plymale
Sep 17, 2016 John Thornton
Sep 16, 2016 cindy stein
Sep 15, 2016 Ivan Zhyvolup
Sep 15, 2016 Barbara Gale
Sep 15, 2016 Ruth Nelson
Sep 15, 2016 Deneen Richards
Sep 15, 2016 Gloriana Roig
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Sep 15, 2016 Karen Van Tuyle
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Sep 13, 2016 Stephanie Vargo
Sep 13, 2016 Brian Reynolds
Sep 12, 2016 Nina Domergue
Sep 7, 2016 Sharon Sutton
Sep 7, 2016 Virginia Dempsey
Sep 4, 2016 Roxanne Pranger
Sep 3, 2016 melanie dammann
Sep 3, 2016 Virginia Dempsey
Sep 3, 2016 Nick Stockbridge

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