Tuesday, January 03, 2006

More in Britain giving to charity

More in Britain giving to charity: "
More in Britain giving to charity

LONDON, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- In what appears to have been a sudden burst of anti-materialism among British Christmas shoppers, more gave gifts of charity this year.

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A spokesman for the charity Oxfam said more than 150,000 people had bought products from its Oxfam Unwrapped catalogue over the Christmas season. Send A Cow, which provides livestock for families in developing nations, said both catalogue and Web orders had doubled in 2005, reported the Daily Telegraph Saturday."

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