2008-10-31, 03:50 PM (ISO 8601)
Giant in the Playground
Re: Charity Rejects D&D Money - Let's Write Letters!
Not only is this reply a form letter, but its also horse****.
Originally Posted by The reply came:
Charities have been accepting the donations of the GenCon charity auction since the second such show in 1969, before D&D was even invented. Never once has the money been refused by any charity, to my knowledge. Case in point, as mentioned, Fisher House didn't see the same legal issues with accepting the money or lending their name, nor did last year's recipient, Cristel House. The idea that all charities regularly reject money donated as a result of events in which they have no organizing hand is utter crap, cooked up by their customer service department after the fact to answer angry emails.
(Also, I'm sticky-ing this, that's how mad I am.)