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Subject:  Re: My daughter wants to give $ to street panhan Date:  9/3/2003  6:00 PM
Author:  Fallout2Queen Number:  12284 of 42475

My daughter told me yesterday that she wants to give her charity money to a man who stands on a corner near her school. I made noncommittal noises, thinking, "What do I say?!?" What's going through my mind is:

* I don't want my daughter's money funding booze/cigs/drugs.
* BUT maybe it's a person who really needs money for food.
* Maybe she could donate to the homeless shelter.
* BUT I think she likes the idea of personally handing her money to someone who needs it.

Talk with her about these concerns. Maybe as an alternative she could hand out fast food or grocery store gift certificates.

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