11 Feb 2016
Olive Cooke, the 92-year-old poppy seller whose suicide triggered a crisis in fundraising regulation, had her details sold on or traded at least 43 times by charities, according to an Independent article.
Tributes have been paid from around the charity sector to senior fundraiser Liz Monks, who died yesterday at the age of 48, after a 12-month battle with cancer.
This week we how at how a powerful social campaign from CALM is getting people talking about male suicide and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home's latest video makes people remember the benefits pets bring to their lives.
The move to longer term funding is great; this is one of the biggest complaints we get from the young people that we work with; they often ask "why is it that as soon as they get a project/activity that we like and benefit from, it gets taken away."
John Lewis has said it hopes to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for Age UK with its Christmas advert, which was unveiled this morning.
The Charity Retail Association said it has developed new guidance with HMRC to tighten the monitoring of retail gift aid without imposing new burdens on charities.
Médecins Sans Frontières yesterday released an internal review into the facts surrounding the US-led attacks into its Kunduz hospital which killed 12 charity staff.
Our weekly round-up of interesting and outlandish information, collected from the corners of the charity sector.