For financial donations, Manitoba still ranks among the highest per-capita givers in the country (though we were at number one for a while, yes ?): Alberta ($596) NWT ($550) Yukon ($530) Manitoba ($520).
Where does that cash go ? Mostly to religious based organizations:
As for volunteerism, another prairie province takes the prize: Saskatchewan at 59% then Yukon (58%), PEI (56%) and Nova Scotia (55%).
Be sure to get the kids involved - it pays off in the ling run:
"According to the survey, people were more likely to volunteer and donate to charities or non-profit organizations later in life if they had participated in a range of community or youth activities during their primary or secondary schooling. These activities included participating in student government, a religious organization, a youth group such as girl guides or scouts, or an organized team sport."