Howard Lake | 7 November 1999 | News 24 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 Internet fundraising was this week the subject of a sketch on BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show by Hugh Dennis and Steve Punt. Commenting on how charities have got so sophisticated that they are using the Internet to raise funds, Punt and Dennis presented a sketch featuring a street beggar.The beggar wouldn’t accept cash, but he would accept direct debits. Indeed, if the passer-by would like to go to his Web site he could donate online… The Now Show is repeated on Tuesday 9 November at 11pm. Advertisement Internet fundraising jokes on Radio 4 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Is this the first Internet fundraising joke you’ve heard – outside the fundraising profession? Let UK Fundraising know if you’ve come across an earlier example. 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.