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    • agrinnall
    • By agrinnall 17th May 19, 8:58 PM
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    Charity doorstep collection
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    • 17th May 19, 8:58 PM
    Charity doorstep collection 17th May 19 at 8:58 PM
    Do any of them actually do what they say they will?

    I had a clear out of clothes a couple of weeks ago. Since then I have put them in bags provided by 3 different collectors, and put the bags out on the days they say they will collect, but not one of them has actually bothered to turn up. So all they're doing is shoving plastic through my letter box that ends up in landfill and the charity gets no benefit.

    To name and shame, the 3 that have let me down are:

    Treating Children with Cancer
    Clothes Aid (for NSPCC)
    Breast Cancer Research Aid
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    • martinthebandit
    • By martinthebandit 19th May 19, 4:14 PM
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    As a general rule of thumb, anything unsolicited that comes through your letterbox is a scam, including charity bags.

    If you don't find joy in the snow,
    remember you'll have less joy in your life

    ...but still have the same amount of snow!
    • wild666
    • By wild666 20th May 19, 10:23 AM
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    My mother used their bags for rubbish in pedal bins she had a draw full of them
    Someone please tell me what money is
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