chronicle of philanthropy http://wmot.org en Volunteerism Not a Priority in the Volunteer State http://wmot.org/post/volunteerism-not-priority-volunteer-state <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; A new study suggests residents of the “Volunteer State” are not as generous with their time as the nickname suggests.</p><p>The<em> Chronicle of Philanthropy </em>magazine says that only about one-in-four Tennesseans volunteer their time, a full percentage point below the national average.</p><p>Tennesseans are more generous with their cash, ranking fourth among the 50 states, donating 6.6 percent of their disposal income annually.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 16:35:44 +0000 Mike Osborne 14774 at http://wmot.org