15 posts tagged with donation by Anonymous.
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Have money, want to donate: How best to achieve our goals?

Some family members and I have money that we would like to pool together to support a shared, lifelong value: the promotion of animal welfare. At least for the near-future, we have ruled out starting our own charity and are, thus, more interested in giving sizeable financial support to existing charities. But what is the best means of doing this that would also achieve some of our other aims? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 31, 2016 - 18 answers

What can I do to make my community more interesting for $5,000?

I'm putting aside $5,000 to spend on something community focused. I'd like to find a way to do some good or, at least, do something amusing, for my neighborhood. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 17, 2016 - 26 answers

maxed donations for bernie via actblue, now what?

I think I have hit the $2700 donation limit (via ActBlue) for Bernie in the primary race. Where else can I contribute dollars towards his nomination? I could buy campaign tshirts I suppose, but what other pacs or fundraising groups can I donate to that will support his campaign in the democratic primaries? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 10, 2016 - 10 answers

Can I help to #shutdownthefuckbarrel in a small, personal way?

There was a recent thread on the green about what happens when people are arrested, And then I saw the 22 March 2015 episode of John Oliver's Last Week Tonight that discussed how people get screwed over with municipal fines. How can I help to Shut Down The Fuck Barrel? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 26, 2015 - 18 answers

Documenting tithed amount/donation; need to keep records under a certain percentage?

What amount of my income can I claim as tithed/donated without having to have receipts or a paper trail? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 27, 2012 - 8 answers

How can I anonymously give money to Elizabeth Warren's campaign?

How can I give money to Elizabeth Warren's campaign without it causing my unusual name to be plastered all over the internet? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 19, 2011 - 19 answers

Requested charitable gifts we don't agree with.

Bride and groom are requesting charitable donations in lieu of wedding gifts. We like the couple, but aren't on board the charities they've chosen. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 3, 2011 - 40 answers

A man and his hair are soon parted

Dear Ask Me, I have been growing my hair for 3 years, with a goal of donating to wigs for kids (gets wigs to young people with permanent hair loss, as in alopecia, and burn victims), this year I topped their requirement for a foot in length; I want your tips of ensuring the best possible preservation of the hair. I have kept it maintained, but I am hoping there is a "final stretch" treatment that will make it in top shape for donating (not necessarily 'shine', or looks, but strength, and fortitude). [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 30, 2010 - 6 answers

How do I solicit money for a friend?

I want to solicit donations with a money raised bar and everything to buy a bike for a good friend who just had her bike stolen. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 20, 2010 - 23 answers

Should I donate breastmilk to Haiti?

Should I donate breastmilk to Haiti? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 30, 2010 - 12 answers

To thank, or not to thank

Is it appropriate to use an email address given as a part of a donation to send a short thank you note, when the person making the donation through my website did not consent to me using their email address? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 29, 2009 - 14 answers

how to give my money away while pretending not to have done so

I want to donate $500 to my favorite local volunteer-run non-profit. I'm friends with the folks who run the thing, and would prefer to remain anonymous. I know which bank we use, and can name 2-3 of the 5 people on the account. Can I just show up at the bank and deposit this money? Is there any reason why I shouldn't do this? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 23, 2009 - 21 answers

From needle to baby

Pros and cons of egg donation? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 13, 2009 - 18 answers

Gracefully gifting donations?

Please lend a hand in helping me find a gracious way to tell my family members that I am donating to the local foodbank in their names in lieu of physical gifts this year. This will be a written note enclosed in a card, and I just can't seem to find the right words.
posted by anonymous on Dec 20, 2008 - 35 answers

Creative ways to give financial assistance to a sibling?

I want to give a sibling financial assistance, but want it to be more than short-term relief. What are some ideas? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 7, 2007 - 7 answers

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