I am not one to kvetch and I don’t like making a big deal out of mundane things, but something really bothers me. Do those who organize walkathons and drives to raise money for organizations realize what the results of their efforts are?
Since last week, I have had over three dozen girls knocking on my door at all hours of the day and night collecting for a walkathon. Besides for the money aspect, there is the peace-of-mind aspect, being bothered throughout the day. And when I don’t answer the door because I am doing laundry, serving supper or feeding my baby, the knocking doesn’t stop. The kids will knock until their knuckles are falling off.
Can we come up with better ways to raise dollars for tzedakah than having young kids harassing everyone in the neighborhood?
A Frustrated Mother
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