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Need input- want to start accounts for conservation donations

Discussion in 'CCA Sponsor - Invertebrates by Msjinkzd' started by msjinkzd, Aug 27, 2012.

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Would you be interested in contributing $$ with your order to aid conservation?

  1. yes, definitely

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  2. No, absolutely not

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  3. maybe- depends on the fund

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    38.1%
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  1. msjinkzd

    msjinkzd invert junkie
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    My husband had a really awesome idea. I regularly (try) to donate to different conservation funds and things that are important to me (invertebrates by msjinkzd is even a public radio donor). His idea was for me to offer to take $1 or basically "round up" orders (for those who were interested) to the nearest dollar and then put the money into an account where each year I would make a donation from my customers (list of names of those who donated would be on my website) to one of a few different conservation sites. I don't watn to go through the hassle of setting up the accounts and doing all the research if people wouldn't be interested. I, for one, am always teh person who gives a dollar for the food bank at the grocery store and think this is basically the same concept. I would track it so, if needed, people could see exactly where/who the money came from should there be doubts. I just thought it was a nice idea.
    So, the question is, if this was available, do you think you would be interested in donating a dollar or some change to a joint account for fish conservation? If so, please post what sort of efforts you would like to support.
     
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    I would definitely throw an extra buck or two towards conservation when I buy something from you. The easy first answer is to go thru the ACA, but that is really up to you. Other good options would be the WWF or FONZ.


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  3. msjinkzd

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    Guy Jordan and Loiselle funds are a given, looking for some other "stuff" that is more invertebrate or freshwater nano too :)

    Baby steps! I thought it was a cool idea!
     
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    I would definitely round up for conservation. One idea might be to have a Msjinkzd conservation fund and let the contributors vote. Then maybe each month the winning charity gets the contribution.
     
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    Yeah Rachel - sounds like a great idea - always round up to the next whole dollar - OR - just add a buck to the total - like my card use savings account at the bank - I never miss that extra dollar and twice this year I have hit the $100 (or more) mark - I may not buy that much but every dollar to the conservation funds helps.
     

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