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    I usually just buy the tickets myself or not worry about it as i couldnt be bothered selling them. I wouldnt let him door knock ever.

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    I usually buy all the tickets, get family to buy them or send them off to work with hubby.

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    What? Why doesn't anyone take their kids around doing fundraisers?

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    I would just buy them, much easier for me as I could not be bothered going door to door watching DS.

    So me for it is a decision based on selfishness not safety concerns.

    Added- I have not had a child come to my door to sell anything in 18 years of living out of my parents home.

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    We have kids knocking on our door quite often, it's cute. Their faces light up when you hand the money over (almost every house would in my neighbourhood)

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    DD1 and DD2 go door to door selling guides biscuits once a year. DD1 puts on her uniform and DH goes along with them. They love it.

    I have always thought fundraising was just a part of being at school or in a community based organisation and we happily support the kids if they want to sell stuff in our neighbourhood. We have heaps of kids in our area and it's well supported.

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    Quote Originally Posted by redlipsandpearls View Post
    What? Why doesn't anyone take their kids around doing fundraisers?
    My reason is because I don't like to annoy the neighbours. It annoys me when ppl door knock selling things as I don't have the money (nor do I ever have change as i only use my atm card) and when it's a kid selling I feel worse having to turn them away and I can't do that to other ppl. I have 5 kids so it can end up being a lot, I just buy them or send them back unsold (and with all the raffle tickets I have bought over the yrs I have never won anything!) lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by ozeymumof5 View Post
    My reason is because I don't like to annoy the neighbours. It annoys me when ppl door knock selling things as I don't have the money (nor do I ever have change as i only use my atm card) and when it's a kid selling I feel worse having to turn them away and I can't do that to other ppl. I have 5 kids so it can end up being a lot, I just buy them or send them back unsold (and with all the raffle tickets I have bought over the yrs I have never won anything!) lol
    Pretty much this^


 

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