Donation Request Mad Libs

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Development & Fundraising

Donation Request Mad Libs (02/23/2004)
Cartoon Transcript:

Panel 1: Tired of having your ask letters ignored? Shows woman saying "Any good mail today?" Man throwing mail into recycle bin says, "Nah - just the usual donation requests."
Panel 2: Stand out from the crowd with - "Mad Lib Ask Letters"
Shows the same man holding the mail, saying, "Let's see - we got a tax refund check, chocolates from my sister, and...whoa...a Mad Libs Donation Request. Let's open that one first!"
Panel 3: Your donations will double - we guarantee it!
(shows sample of letter)
Dear (your name), Our organization cares deeply about (your favorite cause). We need your help. Please donate $ (very large #) which will be charged to (your credit card #). Thank you!
Below: Coming soon - "Grant Application Mad Libs"

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