CAF Charity Account holders give £2 million to tsunami appeals

first_img Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Research / statistics About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Stephen Ainger, CAF’s Chief Executive, said: “In this disaster we can see the real power and effect of giving. The factis that the UK public has taken the initiative and had a major impact inpersuading the government to respond at a higher level than normal. It seemsthat we are entering an era where the choices in giving can be as important as voting in influencing government.” CAF Charity Account holders give £2 million to tsunami appealscenter_img Howard Lake | 10 January 2005 | News  25 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) Charity Account holders have given over £2 million to charities’ tsunami appeals, with an average of £100 per person.All these donations are tax effective and so generate an extra 28% contribution from the Treasury. CAF adds that hundreds of new donors have also set up Charity Accounts over the past week and some charities have witnessed“a major growth in Direct Debits”, which illustrates a longer term commitment. Advertisementlast_img read more