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The charity donation websites that take a cut of your kindness


Added 06-16-19 05:36:02am EST - “What many people do not realise is that charity website providers, including JustGiving and Virgin Money Giving, make money by siphoning off donated money into their own pockets.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “The charity donation websites that take a cut of your kindness”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Charity donation website MyDonate, run by BT, is pulling the plug on its service this month because it is struggling to survive in a cut-throat market.

Abandoning the service on June 30 means that 12,000 charities which depend on it will now have to find other donation platforms to help them raise cash.

Charities increasingly rely on such websites as they make it easy for people to give money to a good cause. 

What many people do not realise is that charity website providers, including JustGiving and Virgin Money Giving, make money by siphoning off donated money into their own pockets

The websites allow fundraisers to advertise events they are participating in – for example a sponsored run – along with a link so that donations can be made instantly online.

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