A group of forty wealthy families and individuals with billion-dollar values have signed a pledge to give at least half their wealth to charity, either now, in the future, or at the time of their death. Funding goes to the charity of the donor's choice. This is a part of a broader initiative to encourage "everyday people" to increase their giving to charitable organizations. Other initiatives will encourage people to give 20 percent of their personal wealth to charity. Read more Here. Does this pledge inspire you to give to charitable organizations, or are you inspired to give more that you currently give? Would you give 20% away? What kinds of charities do you support? Health? Environmental? Arts? Educational? Social?