Seven of the ten biggest charitable gifts in 2008 were from estates, a sign that even the richest Americans may be putting off large donations due to economic uncertainty, the Chronicle of Philanthropy and Slate magazine report. By contrast, all ten of the top donors in 2007 were alive when they made their gifts.
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