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Speculate and accumulate

Speculate and accumulate

The Evening Standard’s This is London has reported that the treasurer of the Bridlington branch of the RSPCA has raised £28,800 in a most unusual way. Instead of investing two legacy donations worth £30,000 in a savings account, she invested them in Barclays shares. Fortunately for her and the branch, the value of the shares went up.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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