"I refused to tell my boyfriend where I was as I knew he would show up and bring me soup and champagne."

Socialite Tamara Beckwith on her half-night 'sleeping rough' for YMCA.

"For an organisation to qualify as charitable doesn't mean it benefits the poor. Institutions that benefit tend to be connected to people of means."

Lewis Feldstein, president of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, on a report that the 400 biggest US earners have given $10bn

"If you print these convictions it will damage us in terms of funding and patrons."

Peter Sainsbury, general secretary at the People's Opportunity to Work Trust, the charity set up to free Tony Martin, on his past fraud conviction.

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