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Giving goes away « The CityBusiness Blog

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By Deon Roberts, Online Editor

These are not the easiest times to be a charity.

According to an Association of Fundraising Professionals survey released today, more than half of charities across North America raised less money during the 2008 holiday giving season — October through December — than they did during the same period last year.

“The survey underscores the extraordinary difficulties that charities face in a fundraising environment that is more challenging than anything we’ve seen in recent history,” said Paulette V. Maehara, president and CEO of AFP."

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