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Old 08-15-2005, 01:03 PM   #1
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I am so disgusted (Stealing from charity)

Well, I am beside myself and I need to vent.

As many of you know, I am very involved in Lions Clubs International.

Over the last few years I have been running a bottles and cans collection.

This past year my project, which takes up approximately 28 hours a month of my time and other members, raised $3,500.

We have a storage trailer, and once a month we cash sort, and cash in the bottles.

Someone broke the padlock of the trailer and stole about $600 worh of bottles. It was our peak month of the year, having the fourth of July and cookout activities.

I am besides myself. It is the most labor intensive project that we have, and now the police are looking at one of our own as being the thief.

I am just devistated.......

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Old 08-15-2005, 01:07 PM   #2
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Unbelievable, sadly it doesn't surprise me though. That's a real shame it was a member, it could have been a poor person who really needed the money..that would have been more understandable.

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Old 08-15-2005, 02:02 PM   #3
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Damn. I'm not exactly shocked, either. There are always going to be bad apples. It's pretty devastating to be hit in your own backyard.
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Old 08-15-2005, 03:04 PM   #4
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Just stealing from the poor-again!!Shame on them! So what to do now? Screen people to see if they really Do have a heart? Not criticizing u-but the motives of people who get involved in charity work!! I do you and the other people who worked so hard! Don't let the B***** get u down!!
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Old 08-15-2005, 03:20 PM   #5
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Well, I'm not sure the theives knew the real consequences of their theft.

The real burn is all the hard work, multiple benefits and good intentions destroyed by this selfish act.
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