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DonatingTextbooksInAustraliaFilter: How would I go about donating a heap of recent secondary school textbooks to worthy causes. I'm in Melbourne, Australia. [more inside]
posted by micklaw on Aug 25, 2009 - 6 answers

I have two friends; their parents are (separately) dying. How to help? Neither are in U.S./U.K./CAN.

I would like to help my friends, if I can; two of them are individually dealing with incredibly stressful and sad health-related situations related to their parents. [more inside]
posted by taz on Aug 8, 2009 - 7 answers

Authentic Charity for donationing car to breast cancer

I want to donate my car to a charity, specifically for breast cancer, how do a choose and how do i know they are for real? [more inside]
posted by matthelm on Aug 5, 2009 - 5 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

Will my Nintendo Wii fit into the donation envelope?

What shall I do with a new but unwanted Nintendo Wii? [more inside]
posted by pecanpies on Jul 18, 2009 - 17 answers

Where can I donate a car to be used for auto repair training?

I'm looking for a charity that will take a non-operational car, use it to train people in auto repair by fixing it, then sell it or give it to someone that needs a car. This is in the SF bay area. [more inside]
posted by EatenByAGrue on Jul 14, 2009 - 3 answers

Help me put my money where my Favorites are!

My taxes should pay for health care for all Americans, but they don't. I can donate $1,000 right now; what organization will use that money most effectively to provide care for uninsured/underinsured people in the United States? [more inside]
posted by haltingproblemsolved on Jul 12, 2009 - 23 answers

Muffins on the rocks

Where do you donate day old coffee shop pastries? [more inside]
posted by Groovytimes on Jun 24, 2009 - 17 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

Where to donate a new black dress?

Strange circumstances have led me to possessing a nice, brand new black dress that I don't need. Where should I donate it? [more inside]
posted by Kronoss on Jun 2, 2009 - 8 answers

Which charity is the most cost-effective?

What is the most cost-effective charity I can donate money to online, in terms of welfare increased per euro donated? [more inside]
posted by SamuelBowman on May 13, 2009 - 8 answers

Compressed schedule moving tips?

Compressed schedule move (from Seattle), advice? [more inside]
posted by Riki tiki on May 12, 2009 - 8 answers

You spin me right round, baby, right round

Due to a strange series of auction-related events, I am now the proud owner of a IEC clinical centrifuge (this model). [more inside]
posted by Chrischris on May 6, 2009 - 12 answers

Please give us money?

After 28 years of existance and 5 years of working toward this goal, my community band became a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization six months ago. Yay! Now... How can we start getting donations? [more inside]
posted by LolaGeek on Apr 2, 2009 - 8 answers

Organ donation - the aftermath

13 yrs ago, my BF (and roomie) had a brain aneurysm on a Friday and died the following Monday. At least 6 of her organs were donated to various people. [more inside]
posted by jaimystery on Mar 30, 2009 - 18 answers

From needle to baby

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

If it's going to be empty anyway, why not?

How common is it, or is it common at all, for a commercial property management company to donate the use of space to a nonprofit? [more inside]
posted by Medieval Maven on Feb 27, 2009 - 6 answers

Place to recycle or donate CAT6 cable in Centennial-Aurora-Littleton?

I have a lot of Cat6 cable we need to donate or recycle--a bunch of partial boxes and some bags of random lengths. Ideally, it needs to be somewhere in the Centennial/Aurora/Littleton area. Anyone know of a good place to do so?
posted by everichon on Feb 18, 2009 - 3 answers

Donations and Dragons

How can I contact local high school roleplaying game clubs? [more inside]
posted by Parasite Unseen on Feb 13, 2009 - 17 answers

Help spread the love/poetry.

What organizations can you tell me about that would be happy to receive a number of books? The key--they're books of poetry. [more inside]
posted by plaingurl on Feb 5, 2009 - 8 answers

Need adopt-a-penguin recommendations. Yes, that's what I said.

Recommendations wanted for "adopt a penguin" gift donations. This penguin research organization came up, but can't find any info if it's legit or not. Links to other recommended/donation-worthy animal "adoption"/charitable gift sites welcome too. [more inside]
posted by NikitaNikita on Dec 21, 2008 - 6 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

What's a good, trustworthy online charitable cause that I can donate to in $1 increments?

What's a good, trustworthy online charitable cause that I can donate to in $1 increments? [more inside]
posted by JamesJD on Dec 19, 2008 - 6 answers

Help me find my abused clothing a new home

What to do with my scrap clothing in Seattle? [more inside]
posted by gc on Dec 16, 2008 - 4 answers

You don't have to go home but you can't stay here.

What do I do with a hundred USB keyboards? [more inside]
posted by ben242 on Dec 15, 2008 - 11 answers

Charitable giving for a 4-year-old?a

Help me present my 4-year-old niece with a way to donate to charity, as part of her Christmas present. [more inside]
posted by um_maverick on Dec 14, 2008 - 8 answers

Charities with online gift receipts?

We are doing a $25 limit gift exchange where the recipient of the gift will be randomly chosen on the day. I want to give as a gift a $25 donation to a charity providing I can print off from my computer a 'gift receipt' made out to 'lucky recipient'. [more inside]
posted by GleepGlop on Dec 2, 2008 - 11 answers

Tell me what charity to donate to

Where would you donate, or what is the best overall charity to donate to, where every dollar goes towards helping the end result in the best possible way? DIT. [more inside]
posted by zephyr_words on Nov 19, 2008 - 19 answers

Can you donate anything?

DonationFilter – Can you donate anything? [more inside]
posted by birdlips on Oct 15, 2008 - 20 answers

Can I give them money?

Can I donate proceeds of the sale of something to a presidential candidate? [more inside]
posted by jimmy0x52 on Sep 11, 2008 - 10 answers

When is a donation not a donation?

How can I accept online contributions to my blog without running through tax-status hoops? [more inside]
posted by luke on Aug 22, 2008 - 7 answers

What charity project shall I support?

I'd like to donate a sum of money to a charity project, preferably an educational one, but I need some advice on which one to choose. [more inside]
posted by badmoonrising on Aug 20, 2008 - 7 answers

Website donation for nonprofits?

I'm developing a site for a new nonprofit that would like to accept online donations. I'd love advice on which sites I can sign them up with to accept donations with the least amount of fees. Is there anything better than PayPal - perhaps a site specifically dedicated to nonprofits? Thanks!
posted by AONeal79 on Aug 18, 2008 - 14 answers

How can I preserve Douglas Adams' typewriter?

How can I preserve Douglas Adams' typewriter for the ages? And more generally, how do museums handle item donations and loans? [more inside]
posted by The Shiny Thing on Jul 16, 2008 - 16 answers

How should I say 'thanks!'?

How should I write thank-you letters for charitable donations? [more inside]
posted by JRGould on Jul 3, 2008 - 6 answers

Obamamania, in person

How would I go about attending a political fund-raiser? I'd like to attend one of those $1,000-a-plate political dinners that I keep hearing about. How do I get an invite? [more inside]
posted by purpleclover on Jun 30, 2008 - 5 answers

Help me help others

Tips on creating a non-profit organization to help people abroad get basic necessities? [more inside]
posted by mateuslee on Jun 1, 2008 - 11 answers

Donating body to cancer research

A dear friend's mother is dying of lung cancer. It's Stage IV metastatic lung cancer that has spread to her brain, bones and lymph nodes. She very much wants her remains to be donated specifically for cancer research and we're having trouble finding out how to do that. [more inside]
posted by judith on Apr 29, 2008 - 13 answers

Is an appreciation gift appropriate here?

Two parts: 1. Is it appropriate to give a gift to someone to thank them for donated services? 2. If so, what kind of gift? [more inside]
posted by Ruby Doomsday on Apr 24, 2008 - 17 answers

Free toaster

Do you donate more than $100 annually online to a charity? What motivates you to give so much and were incentives involved in the process? [more inside]
posted by parmanparman on Apr 16, 2008 - 46 answers

Is it possible to have some of your eggs frozen for your own use as payment for egg donation?

I am considering egg donation. Is it possible to have some of your eggs frozen for your own use as payment for the donation? Background, additional questions and concerns inside. [more inside]
posted by BusyBusyBusy on Apr 8, 2008 - 5 answers

Secure Political Donations?

Best secure service to receive political donations via campaign website? [more inside]
posted by ZackTM on Feb 24, 2008 - 4 answers

wall warts for free - who wants 'em

Three mysterious power adapters. How to get rid of them? [more inside]
posted by amtho on Jan 17, 2008 - 13 answers

Tax credit across the border?

Can Canadians give tax-deductible donations to American non-profit organizations? [more inside]
posted by purplefiber on Dec 18, 2007 - 2 answers

Donate a little without being pestered for more?

Dear Mr. Rumpole: Thank you for your campaign contribution of $25. Please enjoy our $50 worth of mailings regarding why you should give us more money. [more inside]
posted by Horace Rumpole on Nov 14, 2007 - 25 answers

How donations via SMS works?

I need to setup donations via SMS for a client, but I don't know how I can start. What companies offer this, what are the costs. Anyone knows?
posted by Leech on Oct 23, 2007 - 7 answers

Is this legal?

Is the HelpMyBabye.com type of site (mentioned on the front page)legal in the United States? [more inside]
posted by MichaelKnight on Jun 28, 2007 - 13 answers

Should plasma donation have hurt?

How safe is plasma donation? Should it have hurt like it did? [more inside]
posted by sian on Jun 4, 2007 - 19 answers

Help me help my friend's niece

My friend asked me to set up a blog and donation box for his niece, who's in the news after she was hit by a car running a red light. How should I go about this? [more inside]
posted by lbergstr on May 20, 2007 - 4 answers

Dynamically save automagically generated word document!

VBA assistance needed. I've got the automerge and print down, now to save it as a unique file... [more inside]
posted by TomMelee on May 15, 2007 - 11 answers

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