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Mary L

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Direct Relief
February 3, 2011

I first started donating to DRI after the tsunami in Indonesia, because I liked their privacy policy and I liked that they were very clear in how the money would be used (and what they would do if they received too many donations. ) I've given additional funds since then for various disaster relief (Hurricane Katrina, the earthquakes in Pakistan and Haiti, etc.), as well as for my annual CFC Campaign donation. I like helping Direct Relief International as I respect how well they run their organizationi and how much they respect and value their donors.

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Make their work better known to individual donors. I do see DRI as a great alternative to some of the mega-huge charities who don't have sound privacy policies or targeted donation policies (not that they should bad mouth other charities...)

Donor & I gave money via CFC and individual donations .

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