Ed: Hello? (seeing its a representative of Concern)
Man: Oh hello I was just wondering if you would like to support... (launches into what would inevitably be a long drawn out spiel)
Ed: Listen, thanks for coming around but I won’t waste your time (implying go away)
Man: Oh I see, what’s the matter, you don’t like Concern?
Ed: Gives angry stare and shuts the door* ...
The last few years have seen the major charitable organisations in Ireland turn to somewhat questionable methods in order to gain the most revenue they can, and I suppose the change represents a shift to a more “Target driven” culture in these organisations.
Saturday, January 17, 2009