Table 8
Donor rate and total amount of donations, by solicitation method or way of giving, population aged 15 and over, 2010

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Table 8
Donor rate and total amount of donations, by solicitation method or way of giving, population aged 15 and over, 2010
Table summary
This table displays the results of donor rate and total amount of donations. The information is grouped by solicitation method or way of giving,(appearing as row header) and by donor rate, and total amount of donations (appearing as column headers), calculated using percentage and thousands of dollars as units of measure.
Solicitation method or way of giving Donor rate Total amount of donations
percentage thousands of dollars percentage
Total 84 10,609,533 100
Mail request 23 1,514,108 14
Charity event 23 1,071,836 10
In memoriam donation 21 601,101 6
At work 22 620,207 6
Door-to-door canvassing 26 244,797 2
At shopping centre or on street 32 185,365 2
Telephone request 5 129,376 1
In a place of worship 30 3,933,658 37
Television or radio request 8 204,300 2
On one's own 10 929,499 9
Donating stocks or options 0E F F
Sponsoring someone 30 363,032 3
Other solicitation method 8 636,664 6
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
Note: Cumulative amounts may vary from one variable to the next due to missing values.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating, 2010.
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