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Genuine heartstrings – and a reason to come back

Dc2 There is no charity quite like Donors Choose.

The concept is simple. Real teachers list projects that they need money for.  You pick the teacher, pick the project, and pay for it. It’s far more satisfying than sending money to a big anonymous fund.

But the home run moment is when you get a big package in the mail at the end of the semester … full of snapshots and thank-you notes directly from the kids you helped.

Dc1There are plenty of good causes out there — but this one gives an extraordinary reason for people to talk about them.

Lesson: Non-profits aren’t except from the need to be remarkable.  Is your next fundraiser worth talking about?

Definitely check it out and give.

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  1. oddpodz July 3, 2008 at 3:51 pm #

    Just wanted to give a second “thumbs up” to Donors Choose. It is a home run from the donor and the recipient side. My sister is a teacher and raves about it. I hope more people get involved in helping this great (and necessary) organization.

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