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to be fed up by the amount of peope asking me to sponsor them?

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FairyMum Fri 18-Sep-09 19:41:42

If you want to run a race, then surely you can do that without being sponsored? Personally I give lots of money to my chosen charities every month by standing order and I have really started to resent the amount of people constantly putting sponsorship -forms in my face. I have non interest in other people running for 30 minutes on a lovely Sunday and don't feel like paying for it.

generalunrest Fri 18-Sep-09 19:45:01

Sorry to be obvious, but in the immortal Grange Hill words 'Just say no'? smile

WhereYouLeftIt Fri 18-Sep-09 21:30:30

YANBU. I do say no to them, but the shock on their faces makes it clear that it is very unexpected! Part of the reason I do it really grin.

needahand Fri 18-Sep-09 21:36:21

You are not alone. I hate it too and like you i would rather give direct to MY chosen charities by standing order (which I do)

Tinfoil Sat 19-Sep-09 01:33:02

YABU. You can always say no.

BetsyBoop Sat 19-Sep-09 14:00:52

repeat after me

"I'm sorry but that's not one of the charities I support"

RealityIsNOTDetoxing Sat 19-Sep-09 14:06:01

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