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How much would you give to charity? by ifyouonlyreadonethingthisweek
January 3, 2011, 11:49 am
Filed under: If you only have 15 mins, Philanthropy

For many people across the world it is the season for New Year’s resolutions, time to set a goal to improve yourself in some way. Toby Ord, a researcher at Oxford University earning an average salary has pledged to donate £1 million over his lifetime to fight global poverty. In this BBC article, Ord breaks down how he plans to scrimp and save in order to reach this admirable goal. He’s already recruiting some of his friends and family to join in and he’s hoping that his choices will inspire others to consider doing the same.

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