Dove Trust charities will be paid a third of what they are owed
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Dove Trust charities will be paid a third of what they are owed

23 Jul 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

The charities and good causes owed money by the Dove Trust, owner of the suspended fundraising website CharityGiving, are due to start receiving payments in September, after a High Court ruling on how the charity must pay out the funds owed.

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