Reply to post: Re: chuggers

As pressure builds over .org sell-off, internet governance bodies fall back into familiar pattern: Silence

W.S.Gosset Silver badge

Re: chuggers

oh and:

> a lot of money (around 50% of income) goes on fundraising

Yes, the Standard Fees for the "charity" Fundraising Industry in the UK and Australia (probably most other countries too) are:

* cash raised: 50%

* direct debits signed up: 100% of the first year's payments

So if a chugger signs you up for monthly donations, and you cancel after 10mths, the charity receives precisely nothing and your intended recipients receive on average less than 15% of that nothing.

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