Keeping our eyes and ears open…..

Can You Spare an Extra Ten Bucks, Sister?

Title: Can You Spare an Extra Ten Bucks, Sister?

Author: Unknown

Publication: Selfish Giving blog

Publication Date: September 30, 2010

Last week I got a thank you letter I really liked. This week my wife got a thank you letter she didn’t like. What was the difference?

Her thank you was for a Komen for the Cure run/walk she had participated in the previous weekend. My wife walked with a whole team of women, including a close friend of hers from work who has been fighting cancer for some time.

My wife was happy to walk and raised $400. Her team of five raised $2,500.

But when she read this email from Komen she didn’t feel appreciated. Although the subject line for the email said “Thank You!”, it felt thankless.

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