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In the current case, the convenience got to me. It was easy to donate by credit card. It would have been a hassle to either run down a mailing address and write a cover letter or run over to the local Red Cross office to write a check. I still feel a bit bad about the Red Cross having to pay the merchant fee, but I'm sure they'd rather have 97% of $200 now than 100% of maybe getting $200 later. I may salve my conscience by making a cash contrib

I wonder if there is a way to pressure the cc companies to waive the transaction fee during this time...

Anyone know who to write to?

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