I volunteered to help with a charity but i think what they are asking of me is kinda weird... agree?
I volunteered to help with a charity at my job and we are raising money by auction off gift baskets.. they asked me to go around to various stores and restaurants and ask for donations (mainly gift cards or small items). Is this something restaurants normally do? I have a feelings im not going to have any luck and Im going to have to come back empty handed.. do restaurants really do this??
Asked By: salamander2090 - 6/23/2008
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I understand your reluctance to ask businesses to donate when you think the request might be considered inappropriate. This could reduce the effectiveness of your soliciting efforts. To counter this, I recommend that you *not* request donations from the 1st couple of places you visit. Instead, interview the owners... More
Answered By: www.ShoeBoxProject.org - 6/23/2008
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Yes, they really do. It is a way for them to advertise.
Answered By: becca7396 - 6/23/2008
Yes most charities do this now.
Answered By: Dr Doolittle - 6/23/2008
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