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Charities make little from card sales

Irish charities receive as little as 5 per cent of the sale price of charity Christmas cards, The Sunday Business Post can reveal.

Susan Mitchell

Deputy Editor and Health Editor

@susmitchellsbp
27th November, 2004

Irish charities receive as little as 5 per cent of the sale price of charity Christmas cards, The Sunday Business Post can reveal.

A survey found that the Irish Hospice Foundation gets just 35 cent from each box of John Hinde Christmas cards, which retail for €6.95.

A spokesman for John Hinde said the firm donated 10 per cent of the trade price of the cards to the charity. Lantz Stationery in Dublin said the percentage donated...

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