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JustGiving page for Manchester Dogs’ Home receives four donations a second

15 Sep 2014 | Alice Sharman

JustGiving has said that donations going to an appeal for the Manchester Dogs’ Home following an arson attack has doubled its previous record for the highest number of donations per hour.

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