Czechs donated 7.5 billion crowns for charity last year

Czechs donated 7.5 billion crowns to charity last year, which is around half a billion more than in the previous year, according to figures released by the Czech Donors Forum on Wednesday.

Private donors provided 1.8 billion, firms donated 3.7 million and foundations and funds secured 1.4 billion crowns. Public collections raised 600 million crowns, with 30 million donated via donation text messages.