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Daryl Daryl
(lyrad1) - MLife

Locale: Pacific Northwest, USA, Earth
Shallow Me and Giving on 08/28/2012 14:43:52 MDT Print View

Last year I gave several tents to a group that helps poor kids go hiking. Never heard back from the group. No thankyou, no stories about how they were used, no "how this generous gift prevented a life of crime", etc.

Not enough bang for the buck for me. I like to see how my donations are used. Maybe that's why I donate so little to political races. It is hard to know if it makes any difference at all.

I'm a bit critical of myself on this score. I'd like to think I'm above all this.....but I'm obviously not.

So I'm back to donating where I can see the effects of my donations.