Giving Tuesday - is it really good for the sector?
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Giving Tuesday - is it really good for the sector? 1

1 Jan 2015 | Stephen Cotterill

An appointed day of giving may raise big sums, but the charity sector must consider all the consequences, says Stephen Cotterill.

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