August 19, 2012
Faith Drives Donations in D.C. Region
Ron Aira, for The Chronicle
Ask Jimmie Slade how much he gives to his church and you’ll hear a popular answer in Maryland’s Prince George’s County: 10 percent of what he earns.
With nearly 750 churches to serve its population of 871,000, the county, which borders the nation’s capital to the east, features ample opportunity for parishioners to give—and they do.
That’s one reason Washington ranks among the most charitable metropolitan regions in America, with a bigger