Giving, Volunteering and Participating: Latest survey results from Statistics Canada

In late January, Statistics Canada released the results of its 2013 General Social Survey – Giving, Volunteering and Participating (GSS GVP). The bottom line: Giving and volunteering are up; total number of givers and volunteers are down. And the population of donors and volunteers is heavily influenced by adults aged 55+. In 2013, Canadians aged 55 and older accounted for 34% of the total giving population aged 15 and older. However, this group contributed 39% of all volunteer hours and 47% of all donated dollars. (Charity Village)

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About Marnie Grona

Marnie Grona is a marketing communications professional based in Toronto who works for Imagine Canada as Director, Marketing and Communications. She has a Masters Certificate in Marketing Communications Leadership through the Executive Education Centre of the Schulich School of Business and studied marketing and advertising at the University of Winnipeg. She also has a background in arts marketing and management where she served at the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival and the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre.

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