I’m a bit perplexed that I need to write this, but after three instances of the same problem in the last week, I have to share (hoping, of course, that by doing so, maybe this problem will be eradicated.) I hope that’s not wishful thinking. So I’ve received two snail mail solicitations and one email solicitation in the last week — each a few days apart — asking me to donate to organizations that I don’t know. It’s not that I don’t actually know what each of these organizations does, or that I haven’t given to them before. It’s a much simpler problem.

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