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Alzheimer's Society shuts all of its charity shops due to low profits

Alzheimer's Society shuts all of its charity shops due to low profits
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Alzheimer's Society shuts all of its charity shops due to low profits1

Fundraising | Vibeka Mair | 29 Aug 2012

Alzheimer’s Society has closed all three of its charity shops as they are not economically viable.

The charity's last remaining shop in Carlisle will close this week. It follows the closure of Alzheimer's Society charity shops in Maidenhead and Brighton last year.

Jeremy Hughes, chief executive of the Alzheimer’s Society, said the three shops were not making sufficient profit to continue.

Alzheimer’s Society had opened its shop in Maidenhead just 19 months ago. Its Carlisle branch had been running for 11 years, while its shop in Brighton had been going for 20 years. 

Hughes said: “We would like to thank all the staff and volunteers who worked tirelessly over the years to keep these shops running.”

NIDHIN DAS.S
ADMINISTRATOR
NIDHINDAS VISION AND HELP CENTRE
29 Aug 2012

Charity is a set of actions which contribute love and care to the helpless and poor.For love we need not require any donations but for better caring along with mind we need some additional assets.While resolving the problem we can find where we can make a sudden change to bring those fund for additional assets.According to opinion Alzheimer's Society must take different intelligent measures to improve Public relation sector.

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