7 Jul 2015
The charity sector has been accused of hounding a 92-year-old woman to death with a barrage of fundraising letters and phone calls.
The recent death of 92-year-old Olive Cooke has thrown the spotlight on fundraisers. David Ainsworth says that more must be done by charities and regulators to assuage the public's concerns.
The Fundraising Standards Board will investigate allegations that poppy seller Olive Cooke committed suicide after being overwhelmed by fundraising requests, it said this morning after receiving a direct appeal from the Prime Minister.
The Fundraising Standards Board will investigate how charities share lists of donors and whether opt-out clauses should be clearer, its chief executive Alistair McLean said yesterday.
The NSPCC has targeted raising £2.3m in the Virgin London Marathon 2016 after being named today as the official partner.
Why shouldn't charities pay celebrities if they consider it a good investment?
Fundraising Magazine’s 50 Most Influential poll is open for voting for the next six weeks.
Dogs Trust has responded to the 'are you beach body ready?' row, while Save the Children uses comedy to promote Den Day and Christian Aid launches the world's first interactive TV advert.
The Institute of Fundraising expects to find out if it can make a formal application for chartered status in the next two months, its chief executive said last week.
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