Charitable Count: January

The first month has rolled by with 37 organizations requesting money.  Five even asked 2, maybe 3 times.  The list is below.

Who has been visiting your mailbox this month?  

Month:                                                         J

American Diabetes Association               1
American Farmland Trust                         1
American Horticultural Society               1
American Indian College Fund                 1
American Indian Education Fund             1
American Red Cross                                    1
Americans United (for Separation
Of Church & State)                          1
Arbor Day Foundation                              3
Colonial Williamsburg                              1
Compassion & Choices                              1
Drug Policy Alliance                                  1
Easter Seals                                                 1
Feeding America                                        3
Ford’s Theatre                                            1
Green America                                           1
Green Peace                                                1
Habitat For Humanity                             1
NRA                                                             1
National WASP-WWII Museum             1
National Parks Conservation Ass.          1
Nature Conservancy                                  1
Mount Vernon                                            1
Oxfam                                                          1
Planned Parenthood                                 2
Project Hope                                              1
Rainforest Alliance                                    1
Red Tail Squadron (WWII)                      1
Ronald Regan Pres. Foundation              1
Romeny for President                               1
SJSU Alumni Association                         1
The Shakespeare Theatre                         1
Smithsonian National Museum of
African American History
And Culture                                     1
Southern Poverty Law Center                 2
Unicef                                                           1
WV Public Broadcasting                           2
WMRA/WEMC (NPR)                              1
Wounded Warrior Project                        1

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About hermitsdoor

Up here in the mountains, we have a saying, "You can't get there from here", which really means "We wouldn't go the trouble to do that". Another concept is that "If you don't know, we ain't telling." For the rest, you'll have to read between the lines.
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2 Responses to Charitable Count: January

  1. The Vicar says:

    Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation – Oxfam?
    NRA – WMRA/WEMC (NPR)?
    Project Hope – National WASP-WWII Museum?
    Habitat for Humanity – Green Peace? (OK maybe these are on the same side of the continuum, it just sounds like they are opposed)

    Some of these organizations seem to be at opposite ends of the spectrum. How many of these are unsolicited requests (ei: you have never donated to them knowingly)?

    Apparently we didn’t move the mailbox far enough last summer.

    • hermitsdoor says:

      Vicar, you are on to something about the apparent contradiction in the world-views of organizations requesting our assistance…. I’ll come back to this next month.

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