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Top Ten Reasons for Becoming a Fund Raiser

By Cindy Chamberlin, Ronald A. Knott, et. al.
From Accent on Humor book set: The Wit and Wisdom of Philanthropy, Philanthropic Service for Institutions, 1996

Recorded at Fund Raising Day in New York
by Steven M. Bernstein

#10-We were inspired by a Sally Struthers infomercial.
#9-For the glamour and the profit sharing plan.
#8-We take rejection well.
#7-What else can a liberal arts graduate do?
#6-We need to change jobs every 1.7 years.
#5-I thought if I raised money in the capital campaign, they'd name the building after me.
#4-We can use the word "athon" after almost any verb.
#3-We want everyone to have an opportunity to become our boss.
#2-Dinner at the Waldorf twice a week.
#1-My parole officer said that would qualify as community service.

Excerpted from Accent on Humor book set: The Wit and Wisdom of Philanthropy, Edited by Cindy Chamberlin, Ronald A. Knott, et. al., Philanthropic Service for Institutions, 1992 and 1996

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