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Started by: PeterP (7621) Report abuse
Just been reading about the sex scandal involving Oxfam in Haiti They think they will have lost 16 million due to lost donations. Last year they got 408 million in donations which they spent 305 million,not bad an excess of 103 million. Spokesperson say they will have to cut head office and support jobs to recupe the 16 million. Who says charity does not pay

Posted by: whups (4548)   Report abuse
do you contribute peter ? .or have you ever done .

Posted by: PeterP (7621) Report abuse
Whups it is a MUGS GAME giving to these so called Charities. They are businesses not charities I gave money to Christies 10 years ago when I was in there for cancer treatment, Later found out they had 6million stashed in an Icelandic bank At this moment in time I am giving a donation and support to ATAXIA uk which is a neurological condition which effects balance coordination and speech and effects about 10000 people and there is no know cure

Posted by: jouell (4705) Report abuse
The only Charity I support is Salvation Army..

Posted by: aussie94 (2346) Report abuse
Could not agree more. Every year at at Christmas when we are in the centre of Sydney CBD I look for people who are selling the Big Issue. Down on their lick ,but having a go . I make my charitable donations directly to them. No fat cats skimming of 80% of what is donated

Posted by: linma (2571) Report abuse
For me it's The Air Ambulance and The Salvation Army. My son works with both of them. When they are on a big job The Sally Army rolls up with their butty van and feeds the exhausted firefighters.


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