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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.

Petition Signatures


Oct 16, 2014 Gina Freitas
Oct 16, 2014 Gloria Carlton
Oct 16, 2014 Robin Foster Perhaps, another means for closing a loop-hole would be to increase incentives for world-wide, human based charities approved by two-thirds of congress.
Oct 16, 2014 Marco Aurélio T. Fernandes
Oct 13, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Oct 8, 2014 Kathy Aprile
Oct 7, 2014 Stephen Baranowski
Oct 6, 2014 Luis Chelotti
Oct 2, 2014 Laura Kennell
Oct 1, 2014 Shallamar Marchione
Sep 30, 2014 Liz Power
Sep 30, 2014 Ann Mondee
Sep 27, 2014 Joanne Barrett
Sep 27, 2014 Larry Branson
Sep 26, 2014 Jenni Audette
Sep 26, 2014 kay joy
Sep 25, 2014 Molita Lee Most of us are having a hard time making ends meet, yet there are still people helping others. These are the people who deserve whatever benefits they get.
Sep 25, 2014 Sharon Sutton
Sep 25, 2014 Cheryl Hanks-Hicks
Sep 25, 2014 Tammy Boykin
Sep 25, 2014 maureen oshea
Sep 23, 2014 donielle joslyn
Sep 22, 2014 Katherine Linebaugh
Sep 19, 2014 Uma Chernoff
Sep 18, 2014 karen watton
Sep 17, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 17, 2014 Nancy Wein
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Sep 17, 2014 Mark ORourke
Sep 16, 2014 Mal Scott
Sep 14, 2014 Pam Selthun
Sep 13, 2014 Maria Simao
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Sep 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 11, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Sep 11, 2014 yolanda harned
Sep 9, 2014 Mariana Fuzaro
Sep 8, 2014 Nikos Nizamis
Sep 6, 2014 Evelyn Edgers
Sep 6, 2014 Jackie Edgers
Sep 6, 2014 Danny Hendron
Sep 4, 2014 Kimberly Myhre
Sep 4, 2014 Jennifer Wellington
Sep 4, 2014 Mariam Andalibi
Sep 4, 2014 Jessie Bowen
Sep 4, 2014 paul unterriner they should be incressed for rescued animals.
Sep 4, 2014 Elizabeth Stewart
Sep 4, 2014 Bryna Schreier
Sep 2, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 30, 2014 Greatest Ever

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