Birmingham named one of America’s most compassionate cities

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Birmingham is one of the nation’s most compassionate cities, according to a list produced by Charter for Compassion.

Birmingham ranked fifth on the list.

Washington D.C. was found to be the most compassionate city in the country.

The ranking is based on a city’s percentage of income given to social causes, the amount of volunteering in the city and the number of non-profits in the community.

Atlanta also made the list as the tenth-ranked city.

To see the full list, click here.

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