A charity donations box. File photo: Nick Näslund/Swedish Radio

Charity donations at record high in Sweden

Swedish individuals, organisations and companies donated nearly SEK 17 billion to charity in 2013, fresh figures show.

The numbers represent an increase in charity donations of about SEK 1 billion in Sweden.

The growth in donations looks set to continue, according to Lena Hörnblad of the Swedish Fundraising Control, the non-profit association that presented the figures on Monday.

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