Tuesday 24 January 2017

Top-ups beat 'em all

Published 02/02/2014 | 02:30

Charities are suffering declining income
Charities are suffering declining income

Madam – A few years ago I had a letter printed here in the Sunday Independent regarding my contributions to several various charities, and how I was getting dubious about them all, and that charity begins at home after all. Within a week I had letters from practically every one of them explaining how the money I sent was being utilised, and reassuring me that all was well, and hoping that I would continue to subscribe.

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However, not one of them told me how much of the money went to pay off and give top-ups to executives.

In the light of recent events in that regard, it has definitely made up my mind, once and for all, about future contributions from this pensioner.

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