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about Children in Need (and big charities in general)

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divineinterruption Fri 18-Nov-16 23:02:55

What percentage of the donations actually go to help people in need? Big charities must have huge staffing costs, admin, offices, infrastructure etc and I just think it must be only a very a small percentage that actually goes to the target organisations.

Krisis Fri 18-Nov-16 23:14:31

They are all different. With children in need all the donation goes to helping people and the gift aid part pays for the staffing costs and admin.

Littleallovertheshop Fri 18-Nov-16 23:58:29

It's all available on the charity commissions website - you can read their accounts.

Of course there is staffing and overheads for any charity like any business. Without the correct infrastructure the charity couldn't survive.

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