creative charity

while there are many charities out there that feed and clothe the poor, educate those without access to good education, or help people with disabilities it seems to me that there is a niche in the charity market that’s not being filled. My idea is to (hypothetically) establish some sort of charitable organization that caters to young rich eccentrics. i think a lot of them don’t contribute to charities because they feel like everyone gets what they deserve, good or bad (that’s a good thought when you’re filthy rich.) being involved with charities like the ones i mentioned makes them have to think about misery and a lot of bad thoughts. so instead i imagined a charity that would do things like pay people’s parking tickets or give gift cards to random people. i don’t know, something exciting. also the perks of establishing this charity are getting paid as the brains of the operation. i won’t be using this idea so run with it if you feel like it.


2 Responses to “creative charity”

  1. 1 DongQuixote
    January 26, 2008 at 12:56 am

    It appears that all of the “young rich eccentrics” are some sort of republican “doooooooooches”.

  2. 2 Woop woop
    April 2, 2008 at 4:28 pm

    Next big idea:

    You’ve heard of crisis pregnancy centers?

    Crisis military recruiting centers — that counsel kids in crisis situations out of joining the military, give them real options to improve their lives, mentorship in jobs & opportunities to live decently — plus some perspectives on why the military is a bullshit organization operating for the benefit of bullshit governments & corporations. Except unlike crisis pregnancy centers, these will be factually accurate.

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