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# Charities

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Counting the cost: Does the Irish Cancer Society's hardship cut add up?
How does the Irish Cancer Society spend its money, and do its explanations make sense?
Michael Jordan donates 'millions' to 23 children's charities
“I care deeply about the city of Chicago and have such incredible memories from my years there.”
Take care - scam artists are going door to door pretending to collect for Pieta House
A spokesperson for the charity has urged people to be vigilant.
Nonprofits are showing their books to reassure donors
A new report found that the sector employs over 100,000 people.
Jobs at risk as Rehab cuts back on fundraising and lotteries activities
As many as 40 jobs could be affected.
The man behind Movember on why not-for-profit is a 'bullsh*t term'
And how a four-man operation used fun – rather than fear tactics – to become a global fundraising juggernaut.
Meet Rehab's new CEO (and have a look at her salary)
Mo Flynn will take on the position vacated by Angela Kerins.
What kills us, where we donate, and what the government funds
You might find the results surprising…
'Drop in donations means we can't grant as many kids' wishes'
The Make-a-Wish Charity granted 210 wishes for kids with life-threatening illnesses last year… but the charities scandals are having an impact on funds.
Good Will Hunting is on in 22 cinemas tonight with cash going to suicide charities
Almost €20,000 has been raised for Pieta House so far.
'We'll establish who’s bogus and who’s not': Charity Regulator Chair promises reform
The body was set up in the wake of the controversies that surrounded the CRC and Rehab.
'Totally unacceptable': Concern that PAC has monopoly on probe into spending of €3.25bn
The Oireachtas Health Committee is seeking to change the rules that currently prevent any other Oireachtas committee from investigating matters that are already being probed by the powerful Public Accounts Committee.
Childline is at "breaking point" as donations continue to plummet
Some volunteers say they have been abused when fundraising by members of the public.
Sales aren't a problem for charity shops... it's a lack of donations
Oxfam has recorded an increase in sales this year. However, many are struggling to get stock in the door.
Fall in donations hits Bóthar as 7 out of 19 staff made redundant
The founder of the charity described the situation as “regrettable”.
Rehab and CRC scandals still driving down donations for 61% of charities
More than half of charities surveyed last month said their overall income has fallen in the last year though demand for their services is still rising.
Newly appointed CRC board will receive no remuneration
The Central Remedial Clinic’s board were independently appointed based on their competences.
The charities regulator was meant to be set up by Easter...
Minister Shatter had a set a deadline of this weekend, but instead will look to appoint the board “in the near future”.
Over 100 Section 38 charities should have allowances stopped - HSE
The recommendations come after a HSE review of Section 38 pay agreement.
Amnesty vote NOT to cut director's €100k salary to the average industrial wage
The motion at the organisation’s annual conference this weekend was unanimously defeated.
Taoiseach wants Flannery and Kerins at PAC - but won't say if they should be compelled
It is still not yet clear if the pair will turn up to the committee hearing tomorrow morning.
Almost 400,000 fewer people gave to charity over Christmas
However, donations are up, with people giving larger amounts.
Angela Kerins quits her role as Rehab CEO
Kerins says that she is leaving because of “the toll that public controversy has taken on the Rehab Group and my own family”.
One million tonnes of food is wasted in Ireland every year
FoodCloud is calling on Irish people to reduce food waste.
Damien Kiberd: The real reason why Frank Flannery's head was served up on a plate
‘Spin doctors? But who the hell is sick?’ To paraphrase the TV drama Borgen, Frank Flannery’s dismissal uncovers some uncomfortable truths about ‘access all areas’ PR in politics.
The Rehab/CRC effect? 9 in 10 donors less trusting of charities
Online survey conducted over last month shows direct impact of recent high-profile charities scandals.
Fine Gael adviser told to answer questions on payments from Rehab
Minister of State Paschal Donohoe says both he and the Taoiseach agree that Frank Flannery should face the Public Accounts Committee.
'Steady progress' has been made in ensuring Section 38 pay compliance
A letter from Minister James Reilly has detailed how ten organisations have confirmed their compliance.
Chief Executive appointed to new Charities Regulatory Authority
Minister Alan Shatter said the Charities Act gives the framework needed to increase transparency and accountability across the charities sector.
Rehab’s Angela Kerins is paid €240,000 a year
Kerins’ package includes a six per cent define contribution payment.
Charity regulator to cost €960,000 until it becomes self-financing
Each of the 8,200 charities under its remit will then contribute to its administration.
James Reilly: Rehab not subject to public pay policy
The board of the Rehab Group is due to meet next Monday to discuss whether to disclose the salary of CEO Angela Kerins. Separately, Rehab executives will appear before the PAC within two weeks.
Does Shatter want more transparency in charities? 'You betcha' he does
Speaking in the Seanad, the minister said Chief Executive and board appointments for the new regulatory authority will be made soon.
Courts 'poor box' to be scrapped in favour 'more transparent' reparations fund
The poor box has been in existence since before the foundation of the State.
Every day Rehab doesn't disclose salary causes 'dreadful damage' to charities
Deirdre Garvey of Wheel said charities need to “step up to the plate” and show the public that they are in line with best practice.
Rehab Group will decide whether to reveal Angela Kerins' salary... next month
With pressure mounting, the board of the charity will meet on 17 February to decide whether or not to disclose its chief executive’s salary.
Irish Cancer Society to close lottery after losses of €420,000
No losses were made by the charity itself, as it received €1.2 million from the government through the Charitable Lotteries Scheme during that time.
Rehab Group hits back over its lottery profits
The group says the small profits laid out by the Justice Minister are due to regulation.