68% of people would rather donate to Ukraine than to a religious organization, survey finds


The Easter Vigil in St. Peter’s Basilica, the Pope does not preside over the Holy Mass of the night. But he continues to ask the world to end the war. The pope baptizes people according to tradition that night. St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican City, Italy,

As celebrations gear up for Easter Sunday, a recent survey by WalletHub showed some intriguing key facts.

Among his discoveries, WalletHub said more people planned to spend more money during the 2022 Easter celebrations and that religion seemed to be helping them through the Covid-19 pandemic.

Simultaneously, the survey also revealed that many more people would apparently prefer to donate money to the humanitarian crisis in Ukrainethan to a religious organization.

EXPLANATION : How are donations to Ukraine sent to refugees, soldiers?

Here is a list of other key findings from the survey:

  • People plan to spend more this year. 45% of Americans plan to spend more on Easter this year than in 2021.
  • More people plan to celebrate in person this year. Americans are 15% more likely to celebrate Easter with friends and family compared to last year.
  • Religion is a source of comfort. 51% of Americans say religion has helped them through the pandemic.
  • Taxes don’t matter as much for church giving. 72% of people say they ignore tax benefits when making religious donations.
  • Young people are more likely to give more. People under 30 are almost 3.5 times more likely to give more than usual to their church on Easter than those over 59.

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