The decline of religious faith in America will take its toll on morale, but even nonbelievers should worry about the practical consequences of an increasingly secularized America. The ticking time bomb of the demise of charity will explode in the years to come.
According to a 2017 report from Giving USA, “People with a religious affiliation are more likely to make a charitable donation of any kind, whether to a religious congregation or to some kind of charitable organization. other good,” according to a 2017 report from Giving USA. The organization found that 62% of religious households give to charity, compared with 46% of non-religious households. The Almanac of American Philanthropy reports that people who attend religious services regularly dedicate themselves to secular purposes at more than twice the rate than those who do not.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/americas-charity-deficit-giving-nones-generosity-crisis-baby-boomers-faith-religion-families-civil-society-11656618437 America’s upcoming charity deficit – WSJ