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Old 05-11-2019, 10:26 AM
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I hope it isn't a "Go Fund Me" site because they take a percentage of the proceeds.
GoFundMe doesn't take any fee for. However the credit card processor will charge a fee (which doesn't go to GoFundMe). It's the same fee that is charged when you use a credit card in a store, but the store eats it. But GoFundMe is not selling anything so they have no way to eat the credit card processor fee. Most charities work this way.

details are here:

Free Fundraising: Why We Are Free - GoFundMe
 
Old 05-11-2019, 07:45 PM
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I went up there today, around noon. 3 or 4 cars waiting in front of me. The line moved fairly quickly. When it was my turn, there was 6 cars behind me. Did a nice job on the wash, but the windshield was a mess when I got home. The firemen looked like they were having a good time. If they have another one, closer to TV, I will definitely go again.----Damn bugs on the windshield.
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Old 05-12-2019, 09:02 AM
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If there's gonna be another one, please post it on here
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Old 05-12-2019, 10:03 AM
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Soooooo Where do you send the donations and don't tell me it is one of those phony fund raising companies like the cops use. They lead you to believe they are members of the police and are raising money for the Police Benevolent Fund and then take 1/2 of the money. I want to donate to the family, but I want it all to go to them.
I read the article and really feel badly. Think of all the causes and time spend on fund raising, and sending supplies here and there in TV. What about this fire fighter who is working in TV. Someone please post a place to send the donations. Thanks.
 
Old 05-12-2019, 11:15 AM
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I sent an email to the Public Safety Department immediately after reading the article asking where I can send or deliver a check. I don’t use GoFundMe for several reasons. I have still not received a reply from them. I will post the info when/if I do.
 
Old 05-12-2019, 12:24 PM
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Me too, I’d like to donate, I do need an actual address etc as I would be sending a check from another country. Beautiful little girl, she’d be in grade 2 where I used to teach.

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Old 05-12-2019, 02:55 PM
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Checking
Probably open a local checking account in a few minutes.
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Old 05-17-2019, 07:32 AM
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They have raised $37,000 on GoFundMe and whatever they raised with the car wash. It's nice to see such generosity for this first responder.
 

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