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38 years of counting the pennies generates £7,182

first_img Tagged with: Community fundraising Giving/Philanthropy Research / statistics 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. Howard Lake | 24 June 2005 | News 38 years of counting the pennies generates £7,182 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis The BBC reports that 62-year old Edmond Knowles has totted up the value of the one-cent (or penny) coins he has been collecting since 1966, and they came to £7,182.69.If you’re ever wondered just how much a collecting tin can raise over the years, Edmond Knowles, a petrol station owner in Alabama, has a fair idea. His collection of 1,308,459 one-cent coins weighed 4 tons, and had to be stored in seven oil barrels.Not that he was giving the money to charity. According to the BBC he was going to use the money “for his retirement, home repairs and medical expenses.” Advertisement  20 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more

Sion Mills vandalism is an attack on the whole community – Hussey

first_img Facebook Sion Mills vandalism is an attack on the whole community – Hussey Previous articleDonegal only county not to register a rents increaseNext articleMixed emotions for Stapleton after World Cup admin Facebook Gardai investigate Castlefinn burglary By admin – August 19, 2014 Homepage BannerNews Google+ Twitter Google+ Pinterest WhatsAppcenter_img WhatsApp Gardai investigate deaths of two horses on the N56 Today is the 30th anniversary of Eddie Fullerton’s murder RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Andrew McGinley says his children are getting him through life Donegal retains 14 Blue Flags, Lisfannon is not restored Cllr HusseyThe Chair of the Strabane Police and Community Safety Partnership has hit out at a recent incident in Sion Mills which saw a picnic table destroyed in an arson attack.Councillor Derek Hussey says the local Community Forum has been putting a lot of effort into improving the area, and this setback is an attack on what they are trying to do.Cllr Hussey says many local young people have been working positively on environmental projects, and they need to be supported………….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/hussysionmills.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Disruption to cancer service will increase mortality – Oncologistlast_img read more