Almost as Good as Cash

Today over at the Razoo blog I'm writing on product donations. How to get them and alternative ideas if you don't.

I really like the product donation General Motors made to Detroit-based Empowerment Plan. They employ homeless women to make coats for the homeless that can also be used as sleeping bags.

To support the effort, General Motors is donating scrap sound-absorption material from its Chevy Malibu and Buick Verano models as insulation.

My point: If you can't get a product, how about a portion of it?

Another great example of thinking differently about product donations is Celestron's partnership with Astronomers Without Borders. When AWB wanted to sell its own cause telescope, Celestron sourced the components for the scope from China. Who knows better how to find quality parts for a telescope - and get them at a fair price - than the largest telescope telescope maker!

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