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Wire Survey: Most Cleaners Gave to Charity in '06

Ian P. Murphy |

The vast majority of drycleaners gave to charity last year, according to the most recent Wire survey, with 96.2% donating “to local, national and international causes and charities” through their businesses.
More than two-thirds of the respondents donated money and services, while 15.4% of respondents gave money exclusively, and 11.5% donated services. The top motivation to give was “To encourage goodwill in the community” with 58.3%, followed closely by “Out of kindness or a sense of obligation” (54.2%).
For additional information, check Talk of The Trade in American Drycleaner’s February issue.

About the author

Ian P. Murphy

American Drycleaner

Ian P. Murphy is a freelance writer based in Chicago, and was the editor of American Drycleaner from 1999 to 2011.

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