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Why don't they just donate?

Why doesn't Yoplait just donate to breast cancer based on sales? Frankly, if I'm going to donate money, I want a tax receipt. Why should I waste my time & money for postage so a big corporation can get a tax write-off? Anyone else feel this way?

 
motherofhope98

Asked by motherofhope98 at 4:31 PM on Oct. 15, 2010 in Health

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  • i agree, OP! for all we donate or give, its perfectly legal and fine to get your tax receipt. the more you can deduct from paying, the more you can give the next year, right?? you're not cheating anyone by having a tax receipt. in fact, its more financially sound to do so.
    dullscissors

    Answer by dullscissors at 4:39 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • I see it being much more simple if they just donated based off of the sales instead of people sending in the lids. But I wouldn't want a tax receipt. I don't want to be rewarded for my donations.
    poptart0325

    Answer by poptart0325 at 4:33 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • Because no one really turns in those lids and thats less that comes out of their pockets.
    Misteh

    Answer by Misteh at 4:33 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • I agree with Misteh, it's because they don't have to give as much.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 4:37 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

  • Perhaps it's because they're trying to get people involved.
    ceallaigh

    Answer by ceallaigh at 5:01 PM on Oct. 15, 2010

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