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Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge 14

21 Aug 2014 | Alice Sharman

Macmillan has hit back against accusations on social media that it has hijacked #icebucketchallenge, saying the craze has been raising money for cancer charities in New Zealand since July.

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Macmillan: We did not hijack #icebucketchallenge

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Match funding campaign for local charities raises over £90,000 in 24 hours

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Giving Card announces new partners

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Barclays cashless mobile payment app could be fundraising tool

Barclays has launched a mobile app which will enable consumers to send money via their phones and could introduce a new way for donors to give to charities.

One million donations made by Domino's customers through Pennies

Domino’s Pizza has raised £175,000 from one million separate donations, for its main charity, Special Olympics Great Britain through the Pennies Foundation microdonation scheme.

Big Give to review match fund after high demand crashed site

The Big Give is reviewing last December’s match fund challenge, which raised more than £11.5m, after unprecedented levels of demand forced the challenge to be postponed for a day.

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