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High generosity, high challenge: Svalbard once again tops in per-person donations to national charity telethon, but change in population means many have less to give

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It’s so routine it hardly seems newsworthy: Svalbard once again is the top per-person donor in a nationwide telethon that raises funds on behalf of those in need of varying types of assistance. But the annual effort to ensure residents continue their generosity is anything but routine – and is now facing the heightened challenge of reaching out to a community drastically different than even a couple of years ago.