[Lvlug] A modern-day version of "Tie a Yellow Riboon"
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Tue Oct 3 14:32:06 EDT 2006
* Brian Reichert <rignes at pobox.com> [2006-10-03T12:42:07]
> * Scott Phelan <scottp at fivestarassoc.com> [2006-10-03 08:19:26-0400]
> > Actually, I have a "Support our troops" ribbon on my car, but I bought
> > it from the mother of my nephew who was in Iraq at the time. It cost me
> > $10.00 and nine of those dollars went to support wives and families of
> > the soldiers while their husbands are away. $1.00 goes to the Chinese
> > guy that made it. If you're buying it at K-mart for $1.99, you're only
> > supporting K-mart and the Chinese guy.
> Now that's the way to do it. I guess the thing to do is make sure you are
> buying it from a source where you know the funds will go to help the people
> who need it.
I try to only donate to charities that use a big chunk of their donations. BBB
provides this info.
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