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April 7, 2017 - one direction
A family-run present corroborated with millions of pounds by a rope One Direction has had a accounts solidified during an review into allegations of misconduct.
Believe in Magic, co-founded by a mom and daughter after a daughter had been diagnosed with a mind tumour, is being investigated by a Charity Commission following “multiple complaints” and “indications of bungle or mismanagement”.
One Direction’s stars have been ambassadors to a charity, and Louis Tomlinson and Liam Payne attended a fundraising Cinderella Ball in Aug 2015. It also hold a celebration during 10 Downing Street when David Cameron was primary minister.
The organization was set adult in 2012 to assistance children pang from critical or depot illness by Jean Bhari, and her daughter Meg. At a time, Meg had been diagnosed with a mind tumour, and is pronounced to have undergone 23 mind operations.
The organization has reportedly perceived support from celebrities including Jessie J, Olly Murs, Pixie Lott, Little Mix, Professor Green, Fearne Cotton and Michael Bublé.
But according to a commission, it has unsuccessful to record a annual accounts, that were due over 7 months ago. In a initial year, a present perceived donations of £73,635 and a serve £3,158 in present aid. In 2013, a present perceived donations value £48,007 and in 2014, it perceived £32,783.
It also reportedly perceived a concession of £2m from One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson, as good as support from other members of a rope during a Cinderella Ball, that was hold during a Natural History Museum in London. No accounts have been filed for that year.
A orator for a Charity Commission said: “The elect intent with a charity’s curators in Aug 2016 about a series of regulatory concerns identified from mixed complaints about a present and from a commission’s possess inspection of a charity.”
The regulator will now consider either conflicts of interests “have been sufficient avoided or managed”.
The Guardian was incompetent to strech a present or a founders for comment. The charity’s website has been taken down, and a write line has been disconnected.
Shortly after a present was set adult in 2012, an interest was launched for Meg to accept diagnosis in a US. On 18 Feb 2013, a serve post pronounced she was receiving vague diagnosis during a Boston children’s hospital, and that they had perceived many of their target.
A second interest was launched on amicable media in 2015, called Help Save Megan. It was pronounced that Megan indispensable “state of a art” electron lamp therapy in a US that would cost £120,000. The Sun pronounced that doctors had detected another swelling in her brain. It was pronounced she had only dual weeks to lift a money. The mom of One Direction star Harry Styles, Anne Cox, tweeted her support for a fund.
In 2016, a third interest was set up, this time called Meg’s Turn for Magic. This again lifted income for Megan to go for diagnosis in a US. She was pronounced to be really ill, travelling on a Queen Mary 2 opposite a Atlantic.
She and her mom trafficked by sea since “the vigour of a swelling in her mind creates drifting challenging”, according to a post by One Direction job for some-more funds. Several months after she returned to a UK in a same way.
According to a Justgiving fundraising page, a family directed to lift a serve £21,000 to symbol her 21st birthday final year. The present perceived over £22,000.
The present also gave gifts to children in hospitals and organized “dream” trips for cancer sufferers.
Its 2014 accounts said: “We have hold parties for over 200 children and became a initial present to be invited to take 18 small princesses to Buckingham Palace to adorn her Majesty a Queen’s Christmas tree, have a tea celebration and accommodate Princess Eugenie and Father Christmas.
“We also had a Christmas celebration with a primary apportion David Cameron during 10 Downing Street, as good as a outrageous Christmas celebration with genuine reindeer in Richmond Park.”