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Bidens Donate $2,000 of Clothing, Boots, Toys, Pottery, Etc. to Goodwill

2:59 PM, Apr 12, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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"The Bidens contributed $7,190 to charity in 2012," the White House revealed today. A look at the Bidens joint filing reveals that $2,000 of that donation was in the form of "donated property" given to Goodwill in Wilmington, Delaware.

Here's the relevant form, from the Bidens' tax return:

As the form states, on June 25 of last year, the Bidens gave "Clothing, Boots, Kitchenware, Glassware" totaling $400 to Goodwill. Earlier, on May 16, the Bidens gave "Furniture and Exercise Equipment" valued at $1,100 to the Ministry of Caring. And on May 27 of last year, the Bidens gave "Bicycles, Toys, Glasses, Pottery, Kitchenware" valued at $500 to the same Goodwill.

As for the other donations, the Bidens gave cash contributions totaling $5,190, including $20 to the Northern Virginia Community College Educational Foundation and $50 to the Ministry of Caring:

In 2012, the Bidens gave 1.87 percent of their $385,072 income to charity.

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