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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.

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Sep 4, 2014 paul unterriner they should be incressed for rescued animals.
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Aug 28, 2014 Laraine Muller
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Aug 27, 2014 Carol Cook
Aug 26, 2014 Melissa Johnson
Aug 24, 2014 Cassie Porter I believe most Americans are like me: we have to pinch our pennies to provide food and care for our families, pay bills and keep a roof over our heads. We want to help others as much as we can, and charitable giving tax incentives make that possible.
Aug 21, 2014 Debra Wilson
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Aug 21, 2014 Helen Colfer
Aug 14, 2014 Diane Gravette
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Aug 12, 2014 Glenda Hall
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Aug 7, 2014 susan jacob
Aug 7, 2014 Barbara Hopkins We give because we can and because we care. Many people care but could not afford to if incentives are taken away.
Aug 7, 2014 Kaley Bill
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Aug 7, 2014 Pam Grant
Jul 31, 2014 Lisa Delabre

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