Wringing every last penny out of a collecting box

first_img  54 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake 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 and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Old charity collecting boxes don’t die, they just go on sale on eBay.An old RNIB Sooty Collecting box has been sold on online auction site eBay.co.uk. It went for £16.50. Not a huge sum of course, but it does demonstrate that charities could make their old collecting boxes generate one last donation. In this case the interest was not so much in the charity as the children’s character: the purchaser was a collector of Sooty and Sweep material. Advertisement Tagged with: Community fundraising Digital Giving/Philanthropy Recruitment / people Trading Wringing every last penny out of a collecting boxcenter_img Of course, selling collecting boxes with charity logos on to the highest bidder could be a fraudster’s dream. So perhaps this income stream is only relevant for the truly old or collectable collecting tins or devices. Still, izzy, whizzy, let’s get busy turning those old collecting tins into cash.Presumably someone somewhere collects collecting tins? If so, do let UK Fundraising know. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 17 August 2003 | Newslast_img read more

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