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Would you rather donate your money or your time to a worthy cause?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on April 9, 2010

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Photo of Kathy Douglas

“Time…it goes further and it means more.”

Photo of Mark Douglas

“Time, it’s easier and faster.”

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“I would like to donate my time. I can be more hands-on and interact with people that are in need.”

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“Probably money just because it’s easier”

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nobody1793 4 years, 4 months ago

Neither. I usually just click on facebook groups to pretend like I'm helping.

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Blessed4x 4 years, 4 months ago

“Time, it’s easier and faster.”

— Mark Douglas, sorter, Lawrence

I'm all for volunteering, but how do you figure that one, Mark?

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K_Verses_The_World 4 years, 4 months ago

You can’t take it with you and you know that it’s too worthless to be sold. They tell you, “Time is money,” as if your life was worth its weight in gold

Bob Dylan - When You Gonna Wakeup

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jonas_opines 4 years, 4 months ago

I'd much prefer a worthy cause, yes.

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jonas_opines 4 years, 4 months ago

Mr. Kealing: What's with all of the pop-ups? Every time I click a link it shoots one up at me. No fun at all.

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labmonkey 4 years, 4 months ago

Yes...the pop-ups are annoying.

As for the question....I guess whatever I have more of at the time. You have to really care about something to give your time (which to me is worth more than money).

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mom_of_three 4 years, 4 months ago

It depends. If the charity needs money, and I have any to spare, then i will donate money. But if the charity needs time, then i will try to donate time.

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1029 4 years, 4 months ago

Or...? What's the other option?

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garyr 4 years, 4 months ago

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garyr 4 years, 4 months ago

I guess that could be considered time and energy :)

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whats_going_on 4 years, 4 months ago

Depends. What is the project?

If I'm helping out with something like LINK, then time, I like talking to people and helping out. If we're talking about cleaning out the men's bathroom at the shelter, then holy heck...money. I'll even go to Walmart and buy the supplies.

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