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View Poll Results: Which charity?
Cauldwell Children 2 7.41%
Promise Dreams 7 25.93%
Childrens Trust 18 66.67%
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Old 06-11-07   #1 (permalink)
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Help me choose a charity

I'd appreciate if everyone could spare a few moments to visit these charities home pages and vote in the above poll. The charity chosen will be receiving all proceeds from an upcoming charity event to be held soon on Arbtalk
Thankyou

http://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/

http://www.promisedreams.co.uk/

http://www.caudwellcharity.com/
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My vote always goes to kids, Poppy appeal then cancer.
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it isnt there but if it was my vote would go to childreach international.

im participating in 'climb kili for kids' next summer if i raise 2000 by june, and after ive been up kilimanjaro I shall be doing a week or so volunteer maintenance working at a tanzanian school

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www.justgiving.com/jameslidgett

but i shall of course give those above charities a look. im sure they all do very good work!

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I'd appreciate if everyone could spare a few moments to visit these charities home pages and vote in the above poll. The charity chosen will be receiving all proceeds from an upcoming charity event to be held soon on Arbtalk
Thankyou

http://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/

http://www.promisedreams.co.uk/

http://www.caudwellcharity.com/

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A very difficult choice but 'Alfie' sold it for me.

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come on people, 83 views and only 9 of you have voted???
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Quite often customers ask if id cut an old stump down "cos it will only take a few seconds with your saw" I bet im not the only one on hear thats herd that one! or the odd dead branch, things that they never ask for when your there doing the quote. Up unitll now ive never charged for doing this as by not doing it or saying that you want more money when they obviosly want it done for free could lead to bad relation no recomendations etc so Id decided a few weeks ago that id charge them a small amount and that would go to charity poss the one chosen on hear, what do you think.
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I'd appreciate if everyone could spare a few moments to visit these charities home pages and vote in the above poll. The charity chosen will be receiving all proceeds from an upcoming charity event to be held soon on Arbtalk
Thankyou

http://www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk/

http://www.promisedreams.co.uk/

http://www.caudwellcharity.com/
I would go with thechildrenstrust because it seems the 'promise dreams' staff just want to hang out with famous people to tell all their friends about it and the director of the 'cauldwellcharity' is wearing one of those 'look at me I'm a capitalist and proud' pin stripe suits (untrustworthy).

The Childrens trust seem the most genuine

I personally give money to local cancer hospices.

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I always go with the kids. I'd say children's trust, but that is just me. The charities I usually give to are not listed, but then I am in a little bit different area.
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Excellent idea.

Just to stir the pot some; and to have a chance to post something that really takes me back as a climber; in ways that normal folk can't really imagine(though they are touched too)/ the freedom of flight as we know it, given to those without much any freedoms. i'll toss this off beat idea out:

Trails Edge Vid from Trails Edge Camp at Univ. of Michigan Med School/Motts Children Hospital
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Childrens Trust got my vote.
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