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WHY WE GIVE - CASE STUDIES

We asked some of our customers what influences them to give to charity, what could grow giving in the UK and how much should the wealthy give to charity.

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WHY DO PEOPLE GIVE TO CHARITY?

Everyone gives to charity for different reasons – some givers are passionate about the environment, others just want to help those less fortunate than themselves. Giving is a very personal thing, so we interviewed some of our donors to gain a better understanding of why they choose to share their wealth with others.

Read their stories below to see how giving can change your life.

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Why we give: Hamish and Gillian Craig

Hamish and Gillian Craig give to more than a dozen charities and are particularly passionate about environmental and development causes.
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Why I give: Charm Robson

Charm Robson and her husband to donate regularly to charity - and get involved with fundraising for their church and for Christian Aid.
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Why I give: AJ Finch

We talk to AJ Finch, a 46-year old computer programmer who lives in Tunbridge Wells, about his reasons for giving to charity
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Why I give: Amy Bright

Amy Bright and her husband have used their CAF Charity Account to give to charity since the 1970's. We find out what motivates their giving.
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Why I give: David Bee

David Bee, a part-retired veterinary surgeon, talks to us about why he feels that giving to charity is a win-win situation.

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CAF Charity Account


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CAF Charitable Trust


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