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can a small donation to a charity really do much ?

I love animals and want to help them but all I can afford is $20/mo. Will $20/mo do anything or make a difference?

8 Answers

  • ?
    Lv 4
    4 days ago

    Maybe it won't help them much, but it will teach you to be more generous.

  • 3 weeks ago


  • 2 months ago

    +$20 is $20 more than they had before the donation...

    That could probably feed a lot of animals - since in that situation all they need is to be fed - it doesn't have to be gourmet - but even basic pet food costs money.

    $20 a month is very generous IMO!

    I've never donated at that frequency, but I can't really afford it... just a little bit here and there... but again 0 verses some amount I'd say that 0 is worse than at least a little something and I totally tip my hat to $20 a month. 

    It is very thoughtful and kind. 

  • Willie
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    I stopped donating because I would tell the charity that it was going to be my last donation and within a week they had send another letter asking for another donation.

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  • kswck2
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    You might think that $20 doesn't mean much. Instead, how about you showing up at the shelter with a couple bags of Kitty Litter?  I have done that before and most shelters are Thrilled when that happens. 

  • ?
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    As the old proverb says, “Every little helps”

    The Scottish saying is equally apt “Mony a mickle maks a muckle”.   A lot of small things combined make a big difference 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    The smaller the charity the better.

    The big charities are Employment Centers.  Being that only 10% Must go to the charity, the Rest is wages paid to the people who beg for the money. 

    That 10% also goes to the Director  Secretary, and Treasurer wages, as the rest of the charity is usually Volunteers.

    Do your research on the organization.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago


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