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Saturday 18 November 2017

Demand soars for charities

IRISH charities have experienced a huge increase in demand for their services in the last three years while also dealing with a reduction in resources.

Research published yesterday revealed that 63.5pc of Irish charities have faced increased demand since 2009 while 60pc faced a drop in income.

The study was compiled by The Wheel, which represents 900 non-profit organisations.

It found that 34pc of charities faced both an increase in demand and a drop in funding.

Irish Independent

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