July 2019

Published on July 5, 2019 by

Part 2: You’re forcing me to do WHAT to donate?

Part 2: You’re forcing me to do WHAT to donate?

This is the follow up to the original post on how you’re losing web donations.

Given we were only halfway through all our donating for the (now) last financial year when I wrote the first article, I thought I’d follow up with other awful things your charities are doing or making us do when it comes to giving you our money ...

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Published on July 1, 2019 by

Why did donors give $1 million to Folau?

Why did donors give $1 million to Folau?

As a fundraiser, I’ve seen outrage of a different sort when it comes to the controversy over Israel Folau’s fundraising effort.

Many people responded to the $1 million plus raised for Folau, saying this sum could fund any number of other worthwhile causes.

This includes assistance for: children in detention on Manus, meals for the homeless, mosquito nets to prevent malaria, medical costs for a family who have lost a child, and numerous other needs deemed more urgent than the legal costs of an already wealthy rugby player.

From a purely fundraising perspective, what is apparent to me is this: ...

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