Friday, May 8, 2009
The Chronicle of Philanthroy reports on British Charity's Efforts to Recoup Monies Lost in Iceland Bank Collapse
The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports on May 7 that:
A British cancer charity will deliver to the prime minister’s office today a petition signed by almost 100,000 people demanding a refund of about $9.8-million it lost in Iceland’s banking collapse, Third Sector Online reports.
Nine members of Parliament are due to join staffers from Christie’s, which supports the Christie cancer hospital, in Manchester, at 10 Downing Street. A House of Commons committee recommended last month that the charity be compensated for its losses.
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