It was a slow summer day in the fundraising office where I worked. Most of the staff were out on holidays, leaving a few of us to hold down the fort.

The door jangled and in walked a man with purpose in his stride. The reception desk was empty (she was on holidays too) but a colleague of mine stuck her head out of her office door and asked if she could help him.

“I’d like to make a gift,” he said. Read more