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'Wacky' fundraising activities rise by more than 200 per cent, says Virgin Money Giving

24 Apr 2015 | Emily Corfe

Fundraisers are going further than ever before to encourage sponsors to part with cash, according to research from Virgin Money Giving.

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'Wacky' fundraising activities rise by more than 200 per cent, says Virgin Money Giving

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