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Is Paradies Gift Shop Profiting From a Troops Fundraiser??

Is Paradies Gift Shop Profiting From a Troops Fundraiser??

Old Dec 17, 19, 3:58 pm
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Is Paradies Gift Shop Profiting From a Troops Fundraiser??

So, the Paradies Gift (TripAdvisor) shop in IAH has a fund raiser where you buy a piece of candy for the troops and it gets delivered to them. However, the candy costs $2.50. Assuming the candy costs the store $0.50, does anyone know where the remaining $2 goes? Does Paradies book that as profit and if so, what are people’s thoughts on that??
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Old Dec 17, 19, 4:04 pm
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Old Dec 17, 19, 6:28 pm
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I don't know anything about this specific charity (doesn't seem like a fund raiser as you are donating a gift). Is the candy a regular item or some specially marked 'all proceeds of this product are donated, etc...'?


Seems like what goes on at many grocery stores that have a donation bin at the exit. Customer comes in, buys product at full price, donates it to food bank bin with some assistance of store. Such a plan doesn't bother me, but I do see your point.
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