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Qur’an is Wise to Ancient Satanic Conspiracy*

Qur’an is Wise to Ancient Satanic Conspiracy*

David Livingstone reveals that Kabbalists are singled out in the Qu’ran as instruments of an ancient occult conspiracy.

The Qu’ran dates from the Seventh Century, indicating mankind has suffered from this plot for millennia.

Today the Satanists are pitting Christians against Muslims, using migration and false flag terror, eliminating two birds with one stone.

Most Christians are too credulous to even recognize that their real adversary is the Illuminati, a Masonic (Kabbalist) Jewish cult which controls government, business and culture.

Muslims & Conspiracy Theory

By David Livingstone

Despite the Muslims’ tendency to dismiss the substantial role played by the occult and secret societies as paranoid, it is from the Qur’an that we are provided with the crucial clue which helps us identify the Luciferian origin of the Kabbalah, when it is mentioned:

 

When a messenger was sent to them [the Jews] by God confirming the revelations they had already received, some of them turned their backs as if they had no knowledge of it. They followed what the demons attributed to the reign of Solomon. But Solomon did not blaspheme, it was the satans who blasphemed, teaching men magic and such things as were revealed at Babylon to the angels Harut and Marut. …They learned from them the means to sow discord between man and wife [love magic, feminism]. But they could not harm anyone except by God’ s permission. And they learned what harmed them, not what benefited them. And they knew that the purchasers [of magic] would have no share in the happiness of the hereafter. And vile was the price for which they sold their souls, if they but knew. [2:102]

Essentially, the message of the Qur’an is clear and repeated. Starting with the sixtieth verse of Surat Al-Muddathir, one of the earliest chapters of the Quran to be revealed:

 

Nay! For lo! He [man] has been stubborn to Our revelations. On him I shall impose a fearful doom. (Self-)destroyed is he, how he planned!  Again (self-)destroyed is he, how he planned!  [74:16-20]

 

Or

 

Behold this is the Word that distinguishes (Good from Evil):  It is not a thing for amusement.  As for them, they are but plotting a scheme, And I am planning a scheme. [86:13-16]

And, importantly:

 

And thus have We [God] made in every city the elite to be its guilty ones, that they may plan therein; and they do not plan but against their own souls, and they do not perceive. [6:123]

 

But you have to fight fire with water. We should not combat the conspirators out of vengeance for being wronged. According to the Quran:

 

“The good deed and the evil deed are not alike. Repel the evil deed with one which is better, then lo! he, between whom and you there was enmity (will become) as though he was a bosom friend.” [41:34]

 

God will judge the conspirators. As for us, we should forgive them in our hearts while opposing their actions. Like Jesus said, “God forgive them, for they know not what they do.” Only love can conquer hate. That is the true message of God’s message as it has been revealed through the centuries.

As the Quran says, on the Day of Judgment, the masses will blame the elite for having been misled by the “conspiracy” carried out against them. But they will be responsible for their own wrongs:

 

Those who were oppressed will say to those who were arrogant, “Rather, [it was your] conspiracy by night and day when you were ordering us to disbelieve in God and attribute to Him equals.” But they will [all] confide regret when they see the punishment; and We will put shackles on the necks of those who disbelieved. Will they be recompensed except for what they used to do? [34:33]

 

And following are numerous examples from the Quran emphasizing the central fact of a conspiracy hatched by God’s enemies, usually using a word translated into English as “plot” or “plan”: Nay! For lo! he hath been stubborn to Our revelations. On him I shall impose a fearful doom. (Self-)destroyed is he, how he planned!  Again (self-)destroyed is he, how he planned!  [74:16-20]

 

And they (disbelievers) plotted [to kill ‘Iesa (Jesus) ], and God planned too. And God is the Best of the planners. (3:54)

 

If good touches you, it distresses them; but if harm strikes you, they rejoice at it. And if you are patient and fear God , their plot will not harm you at all. Indeed, God is encompassing of what they do. [3:120]

 

Those who believe fight in the cause of God , and those who disbelieve fight in the cause of idolatry. So fight against the allies of Satan. Indeed, the plot of Satan has ever been weak. [4:76]

 

And they say: (It is) obedience; but when they have gone forth from thee a party of them spend the night in planning other than what thou sayest. God recordeth what they plan by night. So oppose them and put thy trust in God. God is sufficient as Trustee. [4:81]

 

They may hide (their crimes) from men, but they cannot hide (them) from God, for He is with them (by His Knowledge), when they plot by night in words that He does not approve, And God ever encompasses what they do. [4:108]

 

And were it not for God’s grace upon you and His mercy a party of them had certainly designed to bring you to perdition and they do not bring (aught) to perdition but their own souls, and they shall not harm you in any way, and God has revealed to you the Book and the wisdom, and He has taught you what you did not know, and God’s grace on you is very great. [4:113]

 

O you who believe! Remember the Favour of God unto you when some people desired (made a plan) to stretch out their hands against you, but (God) withheld their hands from you. So fear God. And in God let believers put their trust. [5:11]

 

Satan’s plan is (but) to excite enmity and hatred between you, with intoxicants and gambling, and hinder you from the remembrance of God, and from prayer: will ye not then abstain? [5:91]

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City Threatens to Turn Off Flint Residents’ Water*

City Threatens to Turn Off Flint Residents’ Water*

Residents who don’t start paying for their lead-contaminated water will face shut-off notices this spring.

The Last Drop!By Yessenia Funes

Residents in Flint, Michigan, have been dealing with lead-contaminated water for years now—since 2014, to be exact. Many people have responded by refusing to pay their water bills.

Soon, however, those who ignore their bills will have their water turned off. Flint’s chief financial officer, David Sabuda, told the Detroit Free Press on Wednesday (February 15) that the city will begin issuing water shut-off notices in the spring. The move follows Governor Rick Snyder’s February 7 announcement that the state will stop subsidizing the cost of the city’s water by the end of the month.

While the city says water shut-offs aren’t directly linked to the governor’s announcement, the decision shapes how the city will handle future water payments. Per the Free Press:

Sabuda said there isn’t a direct link between the end of the state credits and the resumption of water shutoffs, except that the end of the credits makes it even more important for Flint to collect the water payments businesses and residents owe, while at the same time making it harder for many customers to make those payments.

The city used to threaten shut offs for lack of payment, but that practice ended last year when local and national media, including Slate and CNN, reported that the city was issuing notices to residents and businesses for lead-contaminated water. The Associated Press reports that Snyder originally committed to providing customer credits through March, but the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality’s (MDEQ) January 24 announcement that water lead levels now meet federal limits changed that timeline.

Though the state cites the decrease in lead levels as the reason to end its funding, the water is still not safe right out of the tap. Per the MDEQ: “The state continues its recommendation that residents use filtered water for drinking and cooking for everyone in their household due to the chance for disruption to pipes as the city replaces lead service lines.”

Members of the state’s water advisory committee worry that the declaration is premature, reports MLive.

“We are making a huge mistake by claiming things are getting better and will continue to get better,” said Laura Sullivan, a Kettering University professor and Flint Water Interagency Coordinating Committee member. Sullivan worries that the state would be “10 steps further back in establishing trust with residents,” if lead levels spike again.

Flint Mayor Karen Weaver told The AP that city officials will push the state to continue the assistance until the water is safe to drink. Ending the subsidies would save Michigan more than $2 million a month.

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Chinese Farmer Studies Law for 16 Years to Sue Chemical Company for Polluting His Land*

Chinese Farmer Studies Law for 16 Years to Sue Chemical Company for Polluting His Land*

By Julia Travers

Chinese farmer Wang Enlin and his neighbours sued Qihua Group, a mineral processing and chemical production company, for polluting their homes and farmland. Wang, who spent 16 years studying law to pursue this goal, and residents of the Yushutun village won an initial judgment against the multi-billion dollar state-run company, the Daily Mail reported.

Wang, who is in his 60s, began to pursue this case after his home and the surrounding farmland were flooded with toxic waste from Qihua in 2001. The 2001 Qiqihar Angang River District Council minutes reveal a mayoral determination that the polluted land could not be used for a “long time,” the People’s Daily said.

The Qihua plant created a “71-acre wasteland with calcium carbide residue and a 478-acre pond with its liquid waste,” according to the Daily Mail. It released 15,000 to 20,000 tons of annual waste.

“I knew I was in the right, but I did not know what law the other party had broken or whether or not there was evidence,” Wang said.

Though Wang had only three years of formal education, he began to read law books with the help of a dictionary. He spent 16 years hand-copying notes out of books he could not afford to buy in a bookstore. He traded the store owner corn for allowing him to use the books. As he learned about Chinese land management law and environmental protection law, Wang began to educate his neighbours on their legal rights as well.

In 2007, the Center for Legal Assistance to Pollution Victims of the China University of Political Science and Law came to the aid of Wang and his neighbours. Liu Jinmei and other lawyers from the center agreed to help the villagers file their suit against Qihua and the case finally began to be processed in 2015.

Wang and the other residents of the Yushutun village won an initial judgement against Qihua in the Angangxi District Court of Qiqihar. This court awarded the victims financial compensation amounting to about $119,000 and Qihua is appealing the ruling.

“We will certainly win. Even if we lose, we will continue to battle,” said Wang, according to the People’s Daily, which described him as having white hair, “mud-covered rubber shoes” and a faded “old cotton-padded jacket.”

China’s rapid industrialization over several decades has led to widespread land and air pollution issues that the court system has struggled to manage, China Dialogue explained. Very few of the victims the legal aid center helps choose to pursue legal action or persevere for as long as Wang, Liu told the People’s Daily.

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Humans Have Between 9 – 21 Senses In Total!?*

Humans Have Between 9 – 21 Senses In Total!?*

We have more than five senses

We have more than five senses

We have more than five senses. Image credit:
Have you ever heard the expression someone has a sixth sense? Why limit our senses to a sixth sense?

Actually, according to scientists, humans can have between 9 to 21 senses in total!

The idea that humans have only five sense is a pure myth. Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC), ancient Greek philosopher and scientist is credited with the traditional classification of the five sense organs: sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing.  Aristotle was wrong, but the myth of five senses persists.

Currently, there is no concrete definition of what constitutes a sense, but according to most researchers a sense is a feeling or perception produced through the organs of touch, taste , etc., or resulting from a particular condition of some part of the body. In order for us to have a sense, there needs to be a sensor. Each sensor is tuned to one specific sensation. For example, there are sensors in your eyes that can detect light.

The five senses mentioned by Aristotle are what we call traditional senses, but there are also additional senses such as:

Equilibrioception: Simply known as the sense of balance. It is helps prevent humans and animals from falling over when standing or moving.

Proprioception: This is the perception of one’s body in space or the body’s position. Even if a person is blindfolded, he or she knows through proprioception if an arm is above the head or hanging by the side of the body.

Thermoception: is the sense of heat. Specialized cellular sense receptors (thermoreceptors) allow the detection of cold and hot temperatures. It means we know which object is hot without touching it.

Nociception: is the ability to feel pain.

Magnetoception: is the ability to detect magnetic fields. Unlike birds, humans do not have a strong sense of magnetoception, but we still have a certain orientation of when detecting the Earth’s magnetic field.

We also have stretch receptors. These are found in such places as the lungs, bladder, stomach, blood vessels, and the gastrointestinal tract.

Our chemoreceptors help us to detect chemicals in the environment.

Familiarity is part of our recognition memory. A strong sense of familiarity can occur without any recollection, for example in cases of deja vu.

Hunger and thirst are also senses. The sense of time is still debated, but researchers have discovered humans have an astonishing accurate sense of time, particularly when younger.

Other senses are pressure, itch, and muscle tension.

Many people would also say that intuition is also a sense, but there is still isn’t enough conclusive evidence to add it to our sense list. However, more and more scientists are becoming convinced some humans are able to acquire knowledge without proof, evidence, or conscious reasoning.

Scientists who study the phenomenon say it’s a very real ability that can be identified in lab experiments and visualized on brain scans.

What is certain is that humans certainly do have more than five senses.

 

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The Schumann Resonance Rising and Higher Consciousness*

The Schumann Resonance Rising and Higher Consciousness*

The Schumann resonances are oscillating magnetic frequencies that happen in the Earth’s electromagnetic spectrum. They are said to be generated by electromagnetic changes that happen within the earth’s core, that then affect the earth’s surface, and ionosphere, including the sentient beings living upon it. This resonance has been about the same for hundreds, if not thousands of years, but it seems to be changing. Why?

It has been assumed that the Earth, along with all living things on earth, is surrounded and protected with this natural frequency of pulsation of 7.83 HZ, or the Schumann resonance. The ancient Indian Rishis called this sound, OM. Whether by coincidence or not, it also happens to be a very powerful frequency to use with brainwave entrainment allowing human beings to access their full brains, and heightened consciousness.

Though the Schumann resonance can vary dependent upon the geographic location, it has been hovering around 7.8 cycles per second for years. This resonance is thought to be the ‘heartbeat of the earth,’ an oscillating frequency which we ourselves attune to in order to stay in balance energetically.

Gregg Braden claims to have found evidence that HAARP and other weaponized weather is messing with the Schumann resonance, offering that there is evidence in the Seattle library’s archives, and though this has not been verified, many others have suggested that that the Schumann frequency is not only altered to control us, but that we can also alter it, depending on our own level of consciousness.

In 2014, it was considered anomalous for the Schumann resonance frequency to have risen from its usual 7.83 HZ to somewhere in the 15-25 levels.

It looked like this in 2014

It looked like this in 2014

It looked like this in 2014:

This is what it looks like now: http://imgur.com/a/KUnqq Spike in Schumann Resonance in 2017

This is what it looks like now: http://imgur.com/a/KUnqq Spike in Schumann Resonance in 2017

 

There have been peaks to up to 36 HZ in recent days.

You can also track this in real time using the Space Observing System, here.

As the Heart Math institute’s research has revealed by collecting a continuous stream of data from the earth’s magnetic field, there does seem to be a shift occurring in global consciousness, evidenced by changes in the Schumann frequency. You can look at a spectrogram calendar to see the changes for yourself, here.

Moreover, the research suggests that when many people are in peaceful alignment, the resonance changes to reflect that. In other words, we are changing the magnetosphere of the planet with our thoughts and actions. This ‘coherence’ is likely being supported inter-galactically as well.

As NASA details,

“At any given moment about 2,000 thunderstorms roll over Earth, producing some 50 flashes of lightning every second. Each lightning burst creates electromagnetic waves that begin to circle around Earth captured between Earth’s surface and a boundary about 60 miles up. Some of the waves – if they have just the right wavelength – combine, increasing in strength, to create a repeating atmospheric heartbeat known as Schumann resonance. This resonance provides a useful tool to analyze Earth’s weather, its electric environment, and to even help determine what types of atoms and molecules exist in Earth’s atmosphere.

The waves created by lightning do not look like the up and down waves of the ocean, but they still oscillate with regions of greater energy and lesser energy. These waves remain trapped inside an atmospheric ceiling created by the lower edge of the “ionosphere” – a part of the atmosphere filled with charged particles, which begins about 60 miles up into the sky. In this case, the sweet spot for resonance requires the wave to be as long (or twice, three times as long, etc.) as the circumference of Earth. This is an extremely low frequency wave that can be as low as 8 Hertz (Hz) – some one hundred thousand times lower than the lowest frequency radio waves used to send signals to your AM/FM radio. As this wave flows around Earth, it hits itself again at the perfect spot such that the crests and troughs are aligned. Voila, waves acting in resonance with each other to pump up the original signal.

While they’d been predicted in 1952, Schumann resonances were first measured reliably in the early 1960s. Since then, scientists have discovered that variations in the resonances correspond to changes in the seasons, solar activity, activity in Earth’s magnetic environment, in water aerosols in the atmosphere, and other Earth-bound phenomena.”

What NASA does not detail is how human consciousness can interact with these frequencies to change them. The Heart Math Institute calls this global coherence, but it is also known in hundreds of ancient texts as the ‘awakening.’

Additional scientific findings suggest:

  1. The Schumann Resonances are observed by experiment to emerge at several frequencies related to brainwaves. They range between 6 and 50 cycles per second, specifically 7.8 (alpha), 14 (low beta), 20 (mid beta), 26 (high beta), 33 (high beta), 39 (gamma) and 45Hz (gamma), with a daily variation of about +/- 0.5 Hertz.
  2. 83 is the strongest of the seven resonances, in the alpha brainwave range. If the rise in resonance continues, this primary resonance, the earth pulse, changes from sub band low alpha (7-10Hz) to sub band high alpha (10-12Hz), perhaps influencing our ability to deeply relax, balance and integrate our mind/body connection. It could influence REM sleep and dreaming. If it continues to rise, it will breach the threshold into ‘fast’ beta activity. Low beta (12-15Hz) is associated with lack of focused attention, and low beta can even reflect Attention Deficit Disorder.
  3. The amplitude (i.e. intensity) of the Schumann resonance is not constant, and appears to be extremely dependent upon tropical (and hence global) temperature. Indeed preliminary results seem to indicate that a mere one degree increase in temperature seems to be correlated with a doubling of the SR. This could not be more significant, as it is unknown what psychobiological effect these fluctuations could have on humans.

It seems the ‘awakening’ is happening through us, and to us, from within and via ‘external’ influences. Without doubt though the Schumann resonance is changing significantly, what remains to be seen, are the ramifications of these changes.

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A Field View of Reality to Explain Human Interconnectedness*

A Field View of Reality to Explain Human Interconnectedness*

“It is remarkable how closely the history of the apple tree is connected with that of man.” –Henry David Thoreau

Is it true the physical world we see with our eyes is the essence or nature of reality? For much of human history, this is what scientists and most people around the world have believed. More recently, however, another view of reality has emerged, one the authors of HeartMath’s new e-book, the Science of Interconnectivity, † contrast with the historic view.

“Classical physics conceived of reality as elementary building blocks made up of solid objects, separated by empty space,” the authors explain.

“This view continues to be most people’s view of reality, including scientists.”

In contrast, they write,

“Physical objects cannot be understood, or observed in isolation, but rather must be viewed as part of a holistic web of interconnectedness in which fields and relationships are pivotal.”

This new view, which HeartMath Institute’s Dr. Rollin McCraty and Annette Deyhle, Ph.D. refer to in their e-book as the “field view of reality,” is shared by a growing number of scientists around the world who are engaged in actively researching it.

The understanding of the world we live in profoundly shifted,” McCraty stated for this article,

“after the discovery of electromagnetic fields and the experimental validation of modern quantum physics.” These have helped to give rise to the field view of reality.

“We can no longer think of reality as little building blocks separated by an empty space,” he said.

“We now know there is no such thing as empty space and that physical objects, including us, do not exist in isolation, but are part of this holistic web of interconnectedness in which fields and relationships are primary.”

HeartMath and the Field View of Reality

The field view ties in closely with research at HeartMath Institute (HMI). The institute has conducted experiments for a number of years to demonstrate the ways in which people are connected with one another through their own individual magnetic fields, which are generated primarily by the brain and, although much more so, the heart.

Examples of these experiments include measurements of an infant’s heart rhythm registering in the brain waves of its mother, and the heart-rhythm coherence of a boy corresponding to an increase in his dog’s heart-rhythm coherence.

In the latter example, a boy and dog were placed in a room together. Then the boy moved to a separate room, which resulted in the dog experiencing chaotic and incoherent heart rhythms, in contrast to when it and the boy were in the same room. The boy was instructed to use a coherence technique to consciously feel feelings of love and care for his dog, which he did after re-entering the room with the dog, while having no physical contact with it. The dog’s heart-rhythm coherence increased significantly.

Through its Global Coherence Initiative, HeartMath also has had success in demonstrating some of the health and behavioral effects of activity in Earth’s magnetic fields.

Other scientists have studied solar and geomagnetic activity and correlated it to changes in blood pressure, blood composition and the physical and chemical state of humans. There are many documented cases in which researchers have attributed increased rates of depression, heart attacks and debilitating conditions to solar and Earth magnetic field activity. (You can learn more about the Global Coherence Initiative and its work at GCI Research.)

solar-system-periodicField View of Reality and a Theory of Everything

Besides being the title of the popular 2014 film about physicist Stephen Hawking, a “theory of everything” also arguably is the Holy Grail of modern physics. Simply explained, physicists hope such a theory, which is more formally referred to as a grand unified theory, would fully explain and link together all physical aspects of the universe.

Now, such an ambitious endeavour, which many physicists project may actually be successful within decades, naturally is far more complicated than the brief description above. The notion of a link, or connection between everything, however, suffices to convey one of its primary purposes, which happens to be a shared purpose with HeartMath’s own research.

Connectedness, or what HMI calls interconnectedness, is an important and primary area of interest today at HeartMath and its Global Coherence Initiative (GCI). This interest has led their scientists in several directions as they explore and seek to validate the central hypotheses they have formulated in their interconnectedness studies.

  1. Human and animal health, cognitive functions, emotions and behaviour are affected by planetary magnetic and energetic fields.
  2. The earth’s magnetic fields are carriers of biologically relevant information that connects all living systems.
  3. Each individual affects the global information field.
  4. Large numbers of people creating heart-centered states of care, love and compassion will generate a more coherent field environment that can benefit others and help offset the current planet-wide discord and incoherence.

As today’s physicists pursue a unified theory that would explain and link together all physical aspects of our universe, HeartMath will continue expanding on its work in the realm of a field view of reality and the interconnectedness of all living things.

“New perspectives are emerging that suggest nonmaterial fields organize and in-form all organisms, including key aspects of our thoughts, emotions and intuitions,” McCraty said. “It is exciting to see new data coming out of our research that shows that we really are deeply connected with each other and with fields of the earth.”

The Science of Interconnectivity e-book is expected to be released around mid-July and will be available for purchase in HeartMath Institute’s online bookstore. Contributors to the current Tree Research Project, which is part of HMI’s ongoing interconnectedness research, can receive a free copy of the e-book.

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Website that Rakes off £20mn a year from your Charity Donations*

Website that Rakes off £20mn a year from your Charity Donations*
By Paul Bentley, Tom Kelly

The JustGiving website is used by millions every year to raise money for deserving charities.

Many, however, are unaware that it takes more than £20million a year from fundraisers – while its boss has a £200,000 pay package.

The firm takes a cut of more than 6% from almost every donation. Some of the money is spent keeping the site working 24 hours a day and finding innovative ways of raising more for good causes

Founders: JustGiving’s Anne-Marie Huby, seated, and Zarine Kharas

But accounts show more than £10million last year went on staff costs – with the website’s directors, technicians, sales and administration workers paid an average salary of more than £60,000. The boss of the firm earned a pay package of £198,000.

Last night charity chiefs accused JustGiving of ‘greed’, saying the fees were ‘hard to stomach’. And fundraisers told of their fury, labelling the site ‘JustTaking’.

JustGiving is used by millions to manage donations from friends and family when they are raising money for charity, such as through sponsored cycle rides or races.

Amateur fundraisers set up a profile on the site which includes a description of why they are raising money and which charity the funds will go to. People can then donate through the site and write messages of support on the profile page.

But many are unaware that so much of their money is taken in fees by the firm.

One appeal currently on JustGiving was set up by the parents of a desperately ill four-year-old boy named Sam.

They have so far managed to raise £160,000 to fund cancer treatment for him abroad that he cannot get on the NHS.

But under JustGiving’s terms, the firm stands to make about £10,000 from Sam’s treatment fund.

 

JustGiving officially says it takes 5% from donations. But the percentage is calculated after including a Gift Aid tax rebate, so the cut works out as more. Pictured: JustGiving bosses

JustGiving officially says it takes 5 per cent from donations. But the percentage is calculated after including a Gift Aid tax rebate, so the cut works out as more.

If you donate £10 to a friend’s marathon fundraising page on JustGiving and it is eligible for Gift Aid, the taxman tops up the donation to £12.50.

JustGiving then takes its 5% fee from the £12.50 – which works out as 63p, or 6.3% of the original £10 donation. There is then an extra card processing fee of between 13p and 17p.

 

On top of this, JustGiving charges subscription fees to charities if they want to use the site to raise money. Small charities raising up to £15,000 in a year including Gift Aid have to pay £15 per month, plus VAT. Larger charities pay £39 per month, plus VAT.

The fees appear far higher than those charged by competitors, such as BT’s MyDonate website and Virgin Money Giving.

JustGiving has continued to take the high fees despite an outcry in 2014 when it emerged it was to take a cut from nearly £3million raised on its site by teenager Stephen Sutton, who died from bowel cancer.

Instead of waiving the commission fee, JustGiving donated £50,000 to Stephen’s campaign. It is believed to have taken about £100,000 from the donations.

The cut could have been higher but JustGiving takes less commission from donations to charities receiving a large volume of donations.

Some £440million was raised for charities through JustGiving in 2016, up from £404million in 2015.

JustGiving donation pages do not declare the exact cut the firm will take, but include small-print at the bottom of each profile, stating: ‘Charities pay a small fee for our service’ and adding a link alongside the words: ‘Find out how much it is and what we do for it.’

The firm insists it is more transparent than its competitors about the fees it takes.

JustGiving was launched in 2001 by former lawyer Zarine Kharas and Anne-Marie Huby, a charity director.

Accounts show the highest paid director of JustGiving was paid a salary of £152,000 in 2015 and pension contributions for this boss were £46,600 that year. The firm would not say which of the founders took this £198,600 pay package.

JustGiving’s co-founder Miss Kharas, a former City lawyer and investment banker, has always been open that it is a ‘for profit’ company but said her motivation in founding the firm was to serve a ‘genuine social purpose’.

Cambridge-educated Miss Kharas said in a 2009 interview:

‘I didn’t set it up to make money. That’s an important distinction.’

In 2015 JustGiving paid its 157 employees £9.45million in wages and salaries – almost half of the £21.6million it took that year in turnover from donor fees and charity subscriptions.

When share payments, pension contributions and social security costs are included, the total spending on staff was £10.98million.

Ashley Fulwood, chief executive of OCD-UK, said his small charity’s fees for JustGiving had increased last year by more than £300.

‘I understand they have to cover their overheads,’ he added.

‘But half of the money is going on wages.

Stephen Sutton's mother Jane Sutton (centre left) with Kate Collins (centre right) Director of Fundraising for the Teenage Cancer Trust with Anne-Marie Huby MD of JustGiving (left) and Zarine Kharas Co-Founder at the JustGiving Awards 2014

Stephen Sutton’s mother Jane Sutton (centre left) with Kate Collins (centre right) Director of Fundraising for the Teenage Cancer Trust with Anne-Marie Huby MD of JustGiving (left) and Zarine Kharas Co-Founder at the JustGiving Awards 2014

 

‘They are taking people’s hard-earned money for themselves. It is greed. The increase in our fees this year is the equivalent of someone doing a 10k race for us. It is difficult to stomach.’

In January a fundraiser wrote on Twitter that others should consider using alternative charity websites, adding:

 ‘JustGiving should be called JustTaking!’ Joe Timmins, who has used the site, added: ‘JustGiving making excessive profits from charity.’

JustGiving claimed the fees it charges are reinvested in the firm so it can run the site efficiently and safely for charities.

It said the money is used to create new fundraising tools, provide customer service and help charities analyse their successes.

The firm claims its competitors do not notify donors on fundraising pages that they charge a fee. Instead, donors have to navigate away from their fundraising page in order to learn about their fees.

A spokesman for JustGiving said: ‘More charities and fundraisers choose JustGiving than any other fundraising site because we help them raise more, net of fees.

‘Our small fee is systematically reinvested into creating the services and technologies that help good causes raise more money, and our investors have never taken a penny out of the business.

‘As a company, we have helped raise far more money for good causes than lower-cost or free options, which offer a poor service through lack of investment and let charities and users down as a result.’

Cancer sufferer’s appeal made them thousands 

Stephen Sutton raised £2.8million through JustGiving after he was diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer.

The inspirational teenager aimed to raise £10,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust before he died – but the amount spiralled after his campaign became a worldwide internet sensation.

In total more than £5million has been donated because of Stephen, who died aged 19 and was awarded a posthumous MBE by the Queen

The inspirational teenager aimed to raise £10,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust before he died

The inspirational teenager aimed to raise £10,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust before he died

Almost £3million has come through online donations on JustGiving. But JustGiving is believed to have taken about £100,000 in fees from the donations. The cut was lower than it might have been because JustGiving takes less commission from popular charities, such as the Teenage Cancer Trust. It can be as low as 2 per cent.

JustGiving refused to waive the fee despite an outcry about it in 2014. Instead, the firm donated £50,000 to Stephen’s campaign.

After Claire Squires collapsed and died while running the London Marathon in 2012, her JustGiving fund for the Samaritans rose from £500 to £400,000.

Well-wishers found her page online and gave generously in memory of the 30-year-old hairdresser.

But they were furious when it emerged JustGiving was due to make as much as £26,000 from her page in only 48 hours. JustGiving later announced it would waive the fee.

More than £2.8million was raised on JustGiving during the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ fundraising campaign in 2014.

That summer, millions of people poured freezing water over their heads to raise money for Motor Neurone Disease charities.

JustGiving’s fees mean it could have made up to £175,000 from the donations.

The final figure will have depended on whether gift aid was claimed and whether JustGiving offered any fee discounts for the charities.

JustGiving denied taking a £175,000 fee in this case but would not disclose the exact figure.

 

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