posted on Oct, 10 2018 @ 11:43 AM
I consider myself a pretty generous person. I have select charities I give to and I know my dollars are going toward their intended purpose.
I absolutely hate it when I go to a fast food place and they ask if I'd like to donate to XYZ.
This used to be a rare thing, but now I see almost every fast food place, and almost all our grocery stores are doing it.
It is annoying, guilt tripping manipulation trying to make you not look like a cheap azz while checking out with your huge first world plate of food.
I see so many people just give the dollar, or five, just to get it over with. I doubt many even know where that money is going to.
I think it is unethical too, does the joint get a tax write off on your donated money? A dollar here or there doesn't matter much,
but tens of thousands of dollars do. Some of these charities seem pretty sketchy too.
I will say Mcdonalds is the exception. Their Ronald Mcdonald house is known to really use the funds to help families (at least where I live) and has a