'Tis the season for giving! But how much do we in Rhode Island actually give to charity compared to other states?
Not much, apparently.
According to a recent study by WalletHub, Rhode Islanders donate less time and money than any other state in the United States. The study analyzed a total of eight key metrics such as: volunteer rate, percentage of the population who donated time and money, and the median contribution to charity.
See how Rhode Island fares compared to other states below
Rhode Island Rankings
Lowest Percentage of Donated Income
50. New Hampshire
49. New Jersey
47. Rhode Island
Lowest Percent of Population Who Claim Donated Time
47. Rhode Island (tie)
47. Mississippi (tie)
Highest Percent of Population Who Claim Donated Money
2. Illinois (tie)
2. New Hampshire (tie)
4. Maryland (tie)
4. Rhode Island (tie)