AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis A survey for the National Society for Epilepsy has found that more than 25% of the population would donate to charity if they had an additional £5 of spare cash every month.However, nearly double that number would savethe additional money, while one in five would spend it on their own entertainment.The National society for Epilepsy (NSE)commissioned research on charitable giving and attitudes to epilepsy to mark the startof National Epilepsy Week 2003 (May 18-24). Advertisement 27 total views, 1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Tagged with: Giving/Philanthropy Research / statistics The survey, undertaken by market researchers TNS, attempts to provide a picture of the country’s understanding of epilepsy and to measure public attitudes and awareness about the condition.As well as clarifying awareness of the incidence and implications of epilepsy and correct first procedures, the survey asked people about their attitudes towards charities.In addition to the question about donating spare cash, TNS asked people towhom they would turn first if they wanted to know more about epilepsy. The majority (61%) preferred their GP, but nearly a quarter chose a charity, with just 11 per cent turning to friends or family. 25% would give a spare fiver to charity each month Howard Lake | 18 May 2003 | News About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.