who do i make it out to?

On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 4:34 PM, Deborah White <[log in to unmask]>
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> Claire~
>
> How exciting to have Granny time!
>
> A small check would be appreciated. Thank you for taking the effort to
> help us.
>
> Cheers,
> Deb White
>
>
> On Feb 28, 2018 5:46 PM, "Claire Ackroyd" <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> hi Deb - I am in Idaho getting Granny time so can't collect shoes but
> could send you a small check - would this work? Who would I make it out to?
>
> On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 10:40 AM, Deborah White <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
>> Laurie~
>>
>> The Asa C. Adams Student Council is organizing this activity.  I am the
>> advisor of this group.  We have researched fundraising activities for
>> elementary students and there are pros and cons to each method.  This was
>> chosen because https://funds2orgs.com/ is accredited by the Better
>> Business Bureau, students weren't selling anything, it was more likely that
>> every student could participate, there was a high return directly to the
>> cause rather than overhead, and the shoes were not just put in the
>> landfill.  Based on the information that I have received from Funds2Orgs,
>> they appear to be using best practices with the shoes.
>>
>> Thank you for your questions.
>>
>> We hope that you or your organization can make a commitment to support
>> our efforts to help an Orono family purchase a wheelchair lift vehicle.
>> Our goal is to collect 100 bags of 25 shoes each.
>>
>> Deb White
>> 5th Grade Teacher
>> Student Council Advisor
>> MARTL (Maine Apple Refresh Teacher Leader)
>> Apple Teacher
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> *Asa C. Adams School6 Goodridge Drive
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=6+Goodridge+Drive+Orono,+ME+04473&entry=gmail&source=g>Orono,
>> ME 04473
>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=6+Goodridge+Drive+Orono,+ME+04473&entry=gmail&source=g>207-866-2151
>> <(207)%20866-2151>*
>> *Fax:  207-866-3664*
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 11:53 AM, Laurie Osher <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> While collecting shoes to send to poor people in other countries seems
>>> like a generous and kind way to help them, the growing consensus is that
>>> there are a range of impacts of this practice.  The article below provides
>>> suggestions on how to proceed.  Can whoever has organized this project
>>> provide the types of information this journalist has suggested be
>>> considered when doing this type of project?
>>>
>>> http://www.djiboutijones.com/2014/02/dont-send-your-used-sho
>>> es-to-africa-or-maybe-do-send-them/?store=%2F
>>>
>>> Laurie Osher, PhD
>>> [log in to unmask]
>>> cell (207) 944-6743
>>>
>>> Osher Environment Systems
>>> Building Energy Efficiency Specialists
>>> ​
>>> 1
>>> ​3 Mayo Street, Orono, ME 04473
>>> <https://maps.google.com/?q=3+Mayo+Street,+Orono,+ME+04473&entry=gmail&source=g>
>>>
>>> osherenvironmentsystems.com
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 9:18 AM, Deborah White <[log in to unmask]>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> ​
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