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Goal: 15,000 Progress: 3,614
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


May 21, 2018 Aliyah Khan
May 16, 2018 Angela Hembroff
May 16, 2018 Louisa Gauerke
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May 3, 2018 Tara Spires
May 3, 2018 Sara Vilhena
May 2, 2018 suzanne caruso
May 2, 2018 Janis Higgins
Apr 25, 2018 Jeanine Smegal
Apr 24, 2018 Deborah Boychuk
Apr 21, 2018 Irene Murphy
Apr 20, 2018 Brecken Laliberte
Apr 18, 2018 Jenny See
Apr 18, 2018 Debra Overton
Apr 16, 2018 Jean Thompson
Apr 16, 2018 Axa Tolonen
Apr 16, 2018 Ian Whitelaw
Apr 14, 2018 Barbara Tomlinson
Apr 14, 2018 Richard Rheder
Apr 12, 2018 Tania D'Agostino
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Apr 10, 2018 Lisa vasta
Apr 4, 2018 Kristi Weber
Apr 2, 2018 James Brown
Mar 22, 2018 David Young
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Mar 16, 2018 r vanstien
Mar 16, 2018 miaya Sustaita Why is the GOP so mean spirited? With this crew of Republicans in charge the USA is showing up as the meanest least compassionate country on the planet.
Mar 16, 2018 Cannon Forcier
Mar 15, 2018 Sheila Dalton
Mar 9, 2018 Lucy Kelly
Mar 7, 2018 Rose Leidolph
Mar 6, 2018 (Name not displayed)
Mar 5, 2018 Sara Vilhena
Mar 4, 2018 Jason Saville
Mar 2, 2018 Michael Friedmann
Mar 2, 2018 John Dalla
Feb 28, 2018 Joan Autry Charity should be encouraged at every level!
Feb 28, 2018 Susan Hogarth
Feb 26, 2018 renay lawrence
Feb 26, 2018 Mark Turner
Feb 26, 2018 Judith Brown
Feb 26, 2018 Kristen Gilkeson
Feb 20, 2018 PEGGY MORRIS
Feb 18, 2018 Patricia Lewis
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Feb 6, 2018 Andrey Yushchenko
Feb 6, 2018 Tanja Stanfield
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Feb 2, 2018 Ken Stein

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