MADD Check Donation Ploy
I was sifting through my mail a few weeks ago and stumbled across this:
A solicitation from MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) for donations that included a $2.50 check. I thought the check was fake at first, but the letter that came with the check stated otherwise:
Yes the enclosed check for $2.50 is real.
You can cash it if your choose, but I'm counting on you not to.......I am writing today to ask for your help in the Mothers Against Drunk Driving [Local] Annual Fund Campaign.
For some reason this check really disturbs me. I haven't given donations to this charity and if this the apparent way they use their donations I don't think I ever will. I am tempted to cash the check and give the $2.50 to my favorite charity instead.
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