The Warm North and The Chilly South


| March / April 2003


The 10 most ?caring? states, based on measures of economic and financial well-being, education, health, volunteerism, charity, civic engagement, safety, and protection of the natural environment, according to the United Way State of Caring Index:

1. Minnesota
>2. New Hampshire
3. Connecticut
4. Massachusetts
5. Maine
6. Iowa
7. Vermont
8. Wisconsin
9. South Dakota
10. North Dakota

The Chilly South
The 10 least-caring states:

50. Louisiana
49. New Mexico
48. Arizona
47. Mississippi
46. Arkansas
45. Nevada
44. Texas
43. South Carolina
42. Florida
41. Tennessee