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Giving Is Not About Being 'Selfless'

(0) Comments | Posted 25 January 2016 | (11:34)

Segregating altruism and consumerism risks missing the point of #GivingTuesday and the reason that giving follows compellingly after consumer-frenzy, as Charities Aid Foundation's (CAF) research into unwanted Christmas presents recently showed. Neither is 'self-less'.

The research shows that 58% of us admit to having not kept or used...

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Can Education Combat Britain's Philanthropy 'Time-Bomb'?

(0) Comments | Posted 21 December 2012 | (16:01)

"I never realised that every time I go to school I pass so many charities that I'd never even heard of," Basema Rehman, a year 10 pupil at Lampton School in Hounslow, tells me at an event designed to boost philanthropy amongst students at the academy.

Rehman has just pitched...

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