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Old 16 December 2005, 05:22   #11
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Originally Posted by ollyit
...hope the i donate gets to the people that need it..
Yes, always the concern.

Good input, Neil.

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Old 16 December 2005, 07:15   #12
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Originally Posted by Polwart
Charity Shops are a notoriously expensive way to raise money. They have to pay rent, heating lighting (Rates?) etc the same as anyone else.
Not rates, that's why High Streets are full of charity shops, normal businesses can't afford the Business Rates, which can often be the highest fixed overhead.

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