[Foundation-l] Fundraising totals as of Oct 7, 2007 @ 5:00 PM (EST)

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 16:01:41 UTC 2007

> In the UK, door-to-door charity fundraisers either have to (I'm not
> sure what the law is) or are expected to carry around laminated cards
> validating them as raising for the charity. This is meant to ensure
> people aren't scammed by people posing as charity representatives.
> How would people doing door-to-door for Wikimedia get
> cards/identification that could validate them as raising money for
> Wikimedia?

They would probably need to collect for Wikimedia UK (the UK chapter),
and the people running the chapter could issue the IDs. However, I'm
not sure the UK chapter is a registered charity yet, so it would have
to wait for all that paperwork to go through.

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