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NSPCC announced as official partner for Virgin London Marathon 2016

1 May 2015 | Alice Sharman

The NSPCC has targeted raising £2.3m in the Virgin London Marathon 2016 after being named today as the official partner.

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National Lottery raises £1.8bn for good causes in 2014/2015

The National Lottery raised just under £1.8bn for good causes in the year to March 2015, a 2.5 increase on last year, it was announced earlier this week.

Two-thirds of donors uncomfortable with giving online, says poll

Just one third of people said they were comfortable with donating money online, with fewer happy to donate by mobile devices, according to a survey by Zurich about the importance of protecting data.

UK companies' total giving up, cash donations down, according to new study

The UK’s top 400 companies gave a total of £658m to charity in the last two years, an increase of 9.9 per cent from 2013, according to a new report by the Directory of Social Change.

DEC raises £19m for Nepal Earthquake Appeal

The Disasters Emergency Committee has raised £19m for its Nepal Earthquake Appeal following a televised broadcast last night.

Why shouldn't charities pay celebrities if they consider it a good investment?

» Barnardo's defends plans to pay Made in Chelsea star £3,000 to endorse campaign

Give as you Live partners with Sainsbury’s to enable in-store fundraising

Online shopping fundraising platform Give as you Live has announced its first offline partnership with Sainsbury’s to allow its users to raise money when they shop in store.

London Marathon raises more money for charity than other major marathons combined, CAF finds

The London Marathon raises as much money collectively for charity as the other four major world marathons combined, according to a report by Charities Aid Foundation.

Almost £20m raised through JustGiving for London Marathon

Runners in yesterday's London Marathon have so far raised nearly £20m through JustGiving, the fundraising platform has announced - an 18 per cent increase on last year's figure.

Nepal earthquake credit Krish Dulal

The government will give £2m to the British Red Cross and make another £3m available for charities and other bodies involved in relief efforts in Nepal, following an earthquake which killed more than 3,600 people.

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