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Peggy Holtman

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Review for Heifer Project International, Inc., Little Rock, AR, USA

Rating: 2 stars  

I have long admired the work that Heifer does and was happy to contribute after the Haiti earthquake with funds designated for that effort. I began receiving requests for additional donations immediately. I currently receive solicitations via phone, email and US mail at least once per week. This is far too much time and resources spent on fundraising.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Far too much time and resources are spent on fundraising.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Change the fund-raising company and limit the number of solicitations directed towards donors

Role:  Donor & I will not contribute to Heifer in the future. .
 

Review for Habitat For Humanity International, Inc., Atlanta, GA, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

I was happy to contribute to Habitat after the Haiti earthquake. I was not so happy to begin receiving solicitations for donations even before I received a confirmation of my donation. Phone, email and mail solicitations continued on a DAILY basis, including weekends, evenings and weekend evenings. I received as many as 6 phone calls per day.

I question the % spent on fundraising when subsidizing literally thousands of contacts to one person in one year.

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The number of solicitation requests bordered on harassment. I would never contribute to this organization again.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Fire the fund-raising company

Role:  Donor & Called and emailed to have my name removed from solicitation lists. It took approximately 2 months for the phone calls to cease.