• From The BBC:

    Cancer Research UK is more likely to receive money from legacies than any other charity in the UK, research by the Cass Business School has found.The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and the RSPCA were next on the list of the most likely recipients. Six of the top 20 charities to which people left money through their Wills were health-related, collecting a combined total of £315m in 20 months. Donations made through Wills average £1.9bn a year, the study found. This accounted for 34% of the total fundraising income of the 10 charities that benefitted most. Animals and childrenApart from medical charities, animal charities were the next most popular, also accounting for six of the top 20 spots on the list of legacy beneficiaries. Combined, they received more than £200m during the same 20-month period between April 2007 and December 2008.
    Next were children’s charities, which received nearly £57m in the same period, the report said. “This new legacy dat…

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