Charities need to work their business plan

Re: Editorial Charities may need to cut back, Advocate March 6. I for one agree with you; we at the Red Deer Food Bank have for a number of years engaged in proactive funds development. We work hard for our money with everything from our barbecues to raffles. Hard work, great return, and yes we operate on a business model. Unfortunately your general tone detracted from your very clear message, but I am one that understands the importance of getting to the point. Fred Scaife Manager, Red Deer Food Bank

Re: Editorial Charities may need to cut back, Advocate March 6.

I for one agree with you; we at the Red Deer Food Bank have for a number of years engaged in proactive funds development.

We work hard for our money with everything from our barbecues to raffles. Hard work, great return, and yes we operate on a business model.

Unfortunately your general tone detracted from your very clear message, but I am one that understands the importance of getting to the point.

Fred Scaife

Manager, Red Deer Food Bank

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