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Can We Have Your Money?

An old nonprofit tale that you may have heard before…

A community nonprofit organization realized that it had never received a donation from the city’s most successful lawyer. So a staff member did some research on the lawyer, and gave the information to a key volunteer.  The volunteer was able to get a meeting and visited the lawyer in his lavish office.

The volunteer opened the meeting by saying, “Our research shows that even though your annual income is over two million dollars, you don’t give a penny to charity. Wouldn’t you like to give something back to your community through our nonprofit?”

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