Year on year charity donations continue to rise

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Content Manager


Virgin London Marathon

2012 was another record year for charities and fundraising events according to the latest set of figures released by Virgin Money Giving, with year on year donations once again rising. The UKs flagship fundraiser, the Virgin London Marathon saw a 26% increase in donations raising over 52 million.

Meanwhile there were similar significant increases in Virgin Money Giving events across the country with the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run 10K & Half Marathon recording a donation rise of 230% and the London Nightrider getting an incredible 369% boost.

Other year on year increases included; Virgin Active London Triathlon (18%), Blenheim Triathlon (44%), Nike Run to the Beat (55%) and the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon (12%).

Heading into 2013 Virgin Money Giving will be supporting a whole host of new and established fundraisers, take a look at a selection below.

If youd like to set up your own fundraising page, head over to the Virgin Money Giving website.

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