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Nevada Named One Of The Least Charitable States


Nevada ranks 46th in the U.S. in terms of charitable giving, a WalletHub survey found.

A new WalletHub ranking looked at where the most generous Americas live – and you needed to look far down the list to find Nevada. 

We’re 46th on the list. 

Nevada had the third-lowest scores for volunteer ratesand it has the lowest percent who donate money. And this in a state that employs 32,000 people in various non-profits. 

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So, is there a way to convince Nevadans to give more? Or have changes in federal tax laws made it less attractive to donors? 

One Las Vegan who is bucking the non-giving trend is Randy Garcia. 

He recently pledged a $100,000 scholarship for a medical student in the inaugural class of the U-N-L-V School of Medicine. He’s also the founder and CEO of The Investment Counsel company. 


Randy Garcia, founder and CEO, The Investment Counsel; Gregory Gudenkauf, director of development, Opportunity Village; Rick Cohen, chief operating officer National Council of Nonprofits.  


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