“WOULD YOU LIKE to help needy old people?”
“Would you like to end world poverty?”
“Would you like to save a child’s life?”
Well yes, yes we would like to do all of those things, but NOT in the piddling rain in the middle of a busy shopping street, and certainly not in the company of a terrifyingly chipper fundraiser with a clipboard and a high vis vest.
But what really happens when you mutter “no thanks” and scurry on past?..