Town Square

Post a New Topic

Donations instead of parties

Original post made by paly parent on Nov 25, 2008

The economy is a perfect reason to give back instead of buying extravagant gifts or hosting over the top parties. Take this opportunity to direct some of your "holiday funds" - for those who still have some discretionary income - and make this a season of giving, not spending.

The current state of the economy is having devastating effects on many people. In that spirit Price Waterhouse is donating 1.5 million to local charities in lieu of Holiday parties. Web Link. It would be wonderful to see other companies and individuals do the same!

Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Services, Dining and Shopping Downtown in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 16 comments | 2,067 views

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 1,716 views

It's the End of the World as We Know It: "Snowpiercer"
By Anita Felicelli | 1 comment | 1,390 views

What is the new couple's paradigm these days?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,042 views

Why is doing nothing so difficult?
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 922 views