#GivingTuesday signs up 400 partners with just over a month until the big day
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#GivingTuesday signs up 400 partners with just over a month until the big day

31 Oct 2014 | Jenna Pudelek

Some 400 UK-based charity and commercial partners have now signed up to #GivingTuesday – a global campaign to inspire charitable giving.

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#GivingTuesday signs up 400 partners with just over a month until the big day

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Charities struggle to fill Great Run places

Charities have reported difficulty in filling ballot places for next month’s Great Manchester Run following the organisers' decision to expand the field after charities had bought their places.

'Marry me!' asks Marathon man

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 Admin calls allowed in new Telephone Fundraising Code

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