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Irish Hospice income falls

first_imgIrish Hospice income falls  35 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 16 January 2015 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: hospice Ireland Research / statistics The Irish Hospice Foundation saw its income drop by nearly 11 percent between 2012 and 2013, according to its latest accounts.Total income for the Hospice in 2013 was €4.8 million, down from €5.3 million in 2012. Income in 2012 was boosted by a very large legacy of €1.5 million but the legacy figure for 2013 was €421,000.As well as a drop in legacy income, the Hospice’s donations fell from €2.3 million to €2.2 million, although ‘other fundraising income,’ which includes fundraising events, increased from €1.1 million to €1.3 million.In 2013 the Hospice ran a door-to-door campaign which it describes as successful but said its mail campaigns and annual raffle income fell. The charity put the drop in income down to the bad publicity surrounding charities in general.Atlantic Philanthropies continued to support the Hospice and the organisation also received support from a number of major companies, including Arthur Cox, Merrill Lynch, Novartis and the Ulster Bank.As well as raising money for its own operations the Irish Hospice Foundation coordinates Ireland ‘Biggest Coffee Morning’ and Sunflower Days which raise in excess of €2 million annually.Fundraising costs increased in 2013, from €1.2 million to €1.4 million. 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.last_img read more