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Charities benefit from Paralympic giving

Crowds fill Trafalgar Square as Britain's Olympic and Paralympic athletes participate in a victory parade

Charitable giving shot up during the Paralympics with donations to the British Paralympic Assoc. up 6-fold.

Donations to English Federation of Disability Sport and children's charityWhizz-kidz rose 72% and 43% in August compared to August 2011.

Figures based on direct donations through JustGiving.