The celebrated bailout plan of the U.S. government has evidently been in the air and while it seems that it will push through despite various reaction towards its real good, you have to wonder why the voluntary institutions that provide aid and support are not mentioned among them? Perhaps it is implied?
However, knowing the number of companies in need of financial life support, it is apparent that charity organizations are not among the leaders of groups that are being considered for help. For one, the government seems to have left this issue to the duty of thoughtful donors but aren’t they the ones who are encountering rough sailing from the business crunch?
Assuming that these tycoons are able to get the aid from the government, it should not be automatically implied that they will continue to perform charity donations. For sure, they will be prioritizing their current investments to be able to survive financially. Now this cannot be tagged as being selfish. For one, they have done their share. The charity groups have openly voiced out the need for more donations. The case would have been different if this was being made for their own personal interest. But the fact of the matter is that this is something heeded more towards the general public.
For one, you would never know if you would be the next victim of unseen disasters headed your way. We never know what could possibly happen. But rather than wait for it to happen, taking the call for donations should be made seriously. It is bound to come back to us at times we may need it direly.
Originally posted on September 30, 2008 @ 12:56 am