How charities can boost their profile and fundraising efforts

| March 5, 2018

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Indeed, research by the New Philanthropy Capital1 has found charities in the UK are being forced to cut back on the services they offer as a result of reduced funding. Two-thirds of the charities surveyed in England and Wales admitted front-line services have been lost as a result of a lack of donations, while one in ten think they may have to close within the next 12 months.

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Second Harvest is Canada’s largest food rescue charity. We recover fresh, unsold food to protect the environment and provide immediate hunger relief. Since 1985, Second Harvest has rescued and delivered more than 127 million pounds of food and prevented over 70 million pounds of greenhouse gases from entering the atmosphere. Second Harvest’s vision: No Waste. No Hunger.

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