Published: 30th Nov 2020

Nearly a third of people have cut their regular donations to charities since the start of the coronavirus crisis, according to a new survey. The survey by IT asset disposal company DSA Connect found 28% of people have cut their donations to charities since the start of the coronavirus crisis, compared to just 5% that have increased them. The company estimates that the drop in donations from those giving less equates to around £140m a month, and this coupled with the fact that more people are using the services of charities during the crisis will mean a growing number will be forced to close. DSA Connect’s research reveals 8% of people are receiving more support from charities since the crisis started, compared to just 3% who are using them less.    The survey found that more than half of people (53%) that have reduced their donations to charities did so because … (To read the full article, subscribe below)