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Do you donate money to charities?

Do you do homework on the organization before donating?

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Asked by Anonymous at 4:41 PM on Dec. 5, 2008 in Money & Work

Answers (9)
  • I love the opportunity to be part of passions other people have for others who are hurting. I am careful, however, to make sure that the charity is using the money wisely and most of it is going to direct care for those who they claim to serve.

    Answer by TeaAnderson at 4:52 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • I don't usually donate money...I donate to local charities and I just call them first and ask them what they are in the most desperate need of. I usually do the women's shelter and they will tell me things like towels or laundry soap so that is what I take...our local food bank puts in lists of items they need the most of and if I have some of that or can get it, I will take it in. I ALWAYS call DHS and ask the social worker what she is planning for the foster kids that year. I'm a foster mom and I will donate my time and whatever materials she needs because she always has something fantastic "in the works" for the kids. I guess I don't do as much homework as I could because these organizations are local and I'm usually taking in actual products that are harder to misuse than money.

    Answer by kabbot01 at 4:54 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • im a charity case myself!!!!

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:57 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • I only donate money to Dollar4Life, our local Childrens Hospital and the Local Fire Dept run bingos I go to... And I play FreeRice alot...

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 5:18 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • I used to donate a lot every year. I made my decisions based on research or if the charity had touched my life in some way by helping someone I knew.

    Answer by sammygrl77 at 6:43 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • Yes, my website donates to the

    Answer by at 7:24 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • Yes,I just did today. I help with a charity,but we don't donate money,more like clothes and such. I have my own charity,and at my work events; I hold on donation center for toys,food,etc.

    Answer by sweetest-sin7 at 7:41 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • I donate money to our church(other than the weekly tithe) the money goes to a needy member/family. Our church also helps support a local mental/rehab hospital and when they put out a list of needed items I will donate.I don't donate to medical causes b/c so much money is used on research and i have found from personal experience they dont help a family in need. I ma epileptic and my son is multi handicapped.Robin

    Answer by ilovecoffee95 at 11:56 PM on Dec. 5, 2008

  • I donate to my church as well as the Children's Hunger Fund.

    Answer by livewell4me at 7:56 PM on Dec. 9, 2008

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