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The UK raised £320 million for charity in loose change in 2017

Sept. 11, 2018 Share Source

Did you know that charities in the UK raise over £300 million each year thanks to donations in loose change?

According to the most recent UK Giving report - the largest study of giving behavior in the UK - about £320 million in loose change went to charities in 2017.

'Despite innovation in charitable giving over the years, cash remains the main way in which people give, although the level has decreased slightly in 2017.'
" Key Findings, UK Giving 2018 Report UK Giving 2018 Report Charities Aid Foundation

The survey found that nearly two-thirds of women (65%) said they had donated loose change compared to 55% of men surveyed. On average, however, the men who donated loose change gave away more – an average total of £20.75 during a year compared to £10.76 given by women....

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Last Updated: Feb. 12, 2020

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