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Do you plan to make a donation during the “Give Piedmont Local” fundraising blitz Tuesday, May 2?

The fourth annual event will raise funds for nonprofits in Fauquier, Culpeper, Rappahannock and Madison counties. It has raised more than $2 million in its first three years.

Disclaimer: This poll represents an unscientific sampling of users.

Select one of the following options, then click the "vote" button.
  Yes, I’ll give to one organization.
  Yes, I’ll give to more than one group.
  No.
  Undecided.
(104 Votes)
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BJ
April 26, 2017 at 12:29 pm
I'm with Bonnie C. here. Too many nonprofits pay their administrative personnel way beyond what is appropriate in my opinion. Look at the national programs for example (MADD, American Cancer Society, Susan Komen, etc.) where the CEO are receiving $$$$$ in salaries. That money should go to the ones it is intended for, not the leaders. We give locally and directly to our nonprofits of choice.
Bonnie C.
April 25, 2017 at 2:11 pm
We used to give - & generously - to several nonprofits during this giving "blitz", but after finding out how much each charity actually ends up receiving after the "fees" are deducted, decided to continue our generous annual giving to the nonprofits of our choice personally, without the - ahem - "assistance" of "Give Piedmont Local". Strongly encourage others to do the same.
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