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Give to charity, not beggars, says government

Give to charity, not beggars, says government

The Government is about to launch a £240,000 advertising campaign to persuade the public not to give to beggars, according to The Observer. The campaign will suggest that people volunteer, give gifts in kind to beggars, or donate to charity.

Read It’s official: Thou shalt not give money to beggars by Ben Summerskill in The Observer.

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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