Missouri ranks among the most charitable states

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) – Today is “Giving Tuesday,” a day to give to charity, following the weekend of holiday spending. The US Ranks second overall in this year’s ‘World Giving Index’. According to the website Wallet Hub, Missouri is among the most charitable states, ranking 15th in the nation; Illinois ranks 32nd.

The most generous state is Utah, while the least generous is Arizona.

Wallet Hubs’ rankings are based on volunteer rates, percentage of income donated and percentage of homeless shelters.