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

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Charities could be missing out on donations by not engaging with older people through online and mobile channels, according to new research.

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A new wristband that will enable people to make faster donations with just a tap of a smartphone, is being tested by several leading charities.

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Three separate crowdfunding initiatives pledging to unlock grassroots giving were launched within two days of each other this week as crowdfunding juggernaut Kickstarter announces it’s raised £22m in its first year in the UK.

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Charities can get young people giving. Helen Donald shares insights to help fundraisers speak to Generation Y donors in the right way

PBee, the Britain's Personal Best mascot

The chief operating officer at Britain’s Personal Best, the £1m Olympic legacy project that will culminate in a national mass participation weekend in early October, is confident that it will meet its first-year participation targets of 6,500 charities and community groups and 125,000 individuals.


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The global value of crowdfunding almost doubled in 2012, with a new report predicting it will double again in 2013, reaching $5.1bn.

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