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Dr. Susan Cutler Egbert Featured as Expert on Caring for Those in the Child Welfare System

Caring means having intimate and human connection with others. And it can be expressed in multiple ways — from helping an elderly person cross the street to fighting a house fire. But certain parts of America put this into practice more than others.

As a whole, Americans have shown their care through charitable giving more and more. According to Giving USA, Americans donated over $390 billion in 2016, up 2.7% from the previous year. But even if you can’t afford to give away your income, there are plenty of other ways to show kindness to others.

In order to identify the areas that care the most, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities across 36 key indicators of a compassionate spirit. Our data set ranges from share of sheltered homeless persons to number of volunteering hours per capita to share of income donated to charity. Continue reading below for the complete ranking, expert commentary and a full description of our methodology.

To read Dr. Egbert's interview, please see the original article here.

Utah State University Social Work Program

        Welcome to the Social Work program at Utah State University. Our program is committed to the resolution of contemporary human social problems, such as poverty, racism, discrimination, and economic justice.  The program seeks to instill in its graduates a deep commitment to the profession's traditional values.
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2017 Social Student Association Charity event

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Office Location: Old Main 239
Social Work Program
0730 Old Main Hill, 
Utah State University, 
Logan, UT 84322-0730

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