Supermarkets donate profits from #icebucketchallenge to MND Association

Supermarkets donate profits from #icebucketchallenge to MND Association

29 Aug 2014 | Fundraising | Alice Sharman

Tesco has announced that it will donate the profits made from an increase in sales of ice to the Motor Neurone Disease Association, which has now received over £3m through donations from the ice bucket challenge.


Supermarkets donate profits from #icebucketchallenge to MND Association

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Just about everyone in the country knows that London is to host the Olympics in 2012. But perhaps not quite so many people are aware that 2012 will see the introduction of landmark changes in the world of pensions – changes which will affect all employers in all sectors, and could lead to a significant increase in pension costs.

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UK charities call for 'Robin Hood tax' on banks

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I was watching Dave one evening last week (as you do) when the 2007 episode of Dragons Den featuring social entrepreneur Paige Allen came on. I’d not seen it before so I watched with interest.

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