'Us and them' mentality is limiting donations from multi-millionaires, report says

The report, from Barclays Private Bank, says a lack of understanding between high-net-worth individuals and charities is preventing donations

Emergency hospice appeal raises almost half a million pounds in four months

Acorns Children's Hospice is bidding to raise £2m over four years to secure the long-term future of one of its hospices

John Lewis donates £150,000 to FareShare as it launches its Christmas advert

The advert features the story of Edgar the dragon, who is unable to control his fire-breathing

Hospice charity probed for a second time amid fundraising concerns

But the chief executive of Hospice Aid UK says the new inquiry is based on inaccurate accounts supplied to the regulator and it will be making a complaint

Record ticket sales lead to 10 per cent rise in National Lottery funds for good causes

Figures from Camelot on the 25th anniversary of the lottery's launch show that from April to September good-cause money reached £876.8m, 10.5 per cent higher than in the same period last year

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CRUK appoints former BBC marketing chief as fundraising director

Philip Almond will succeed the retiring Ed Aspel in December

RNLI launches appeal to tackle 'perfect storm' of falling income and rising costs

The lifeboat charity, which has suffered from falling income and rising costs, hopes to raise £1.8m and recruit 12,000 new supporters

Rise in predicted deaths could mean an extra £650m in legacies over the next five years

Legacy Foresight says the new figures from the Office for National Statistics could lead to a 4 per cent increase in the value of charitable bequests

Children in Need warns album reclassification could hurt donations

The charity says moving the Got it Covered album to the compilation chart means it will not be promoted as widely

Watch: Guide Dogs releases Christmas advert

The sight-loss charity is using animation for the first time

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