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    Book Sale for Charity


    One of the most effective charity-type sales you can have is a book sale.  People often have boxes upon boxes of books they don't want lying around in their basements, and are more than happy to give them away.  Plus, people from all demographics are happy to come to a book sale, as they c...
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    Selling Your Cause with Proper Statistics


    One of the most accurate facts one can ever reference is statistics.  So long as these numbers are gathered in a way that is scientific and truthful, they can accurately represent a situation such that it appeals to the generosity or compassion of a person.  For example, you could cite the...
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    Choosing a Charity: An Overview


    Are you planning on holding a garage sale for charity?  You may already have one in mind, in which case your task in choosing a charity is already over.  However, if you're just wanting to do some good deeds, you'll want to pick out the perfect charity to donate all your earnings from.&nbs...
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    Determining If a Charity Has Merit


    Before you go and hold a garage sale for a charity, you want to make sure you're not supporting a scam or a fraud.  Determining if a charity has merit is a process that requires you to do a little hard investigation work, and sometimes to ask for the answers to questions people are refusing to ...
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    Limiting Your Customers


    It sounds like a bad idea: limiting your customers at your garage sale charity.  But in reality, sometimes this is entirely necessary.  For a variety of reasons (which we'll get to in a moment), you may have to keep track of, and keep down, the number of people passing through your charity...
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    Choosing Charity Size


    There are lots of factors that go into choosing a charity to support via your garage sale and the resulting profits, and one of the important ones is size.  Sure, charities are easy enough to pick based on the field they're in -- that's largely personal preference there -- but you have to take ...
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    Charity: Direct vs Advocacy


    There are two distinct categories of charity: direct and advocacy.  Both have their advantages and disadvantages.  If you prefer one over the other already, go ahead and choose one of that type to support through your garage sale charity.  If, however, you aren't sure what they are, o...
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    Talking to Companies


    Holding a garage sale charity event can be a lot of work and not result in too much money.  Though it's easier to get people to buy items at higher prices if the profits are going to a good cause, it's still tough to earn enough cash for it to be worth all the labor.  So why not ask a loca...






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