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Charities swamped by offers of aid

Some groups overwhelmed by firms that see a chance to do well by doing good

By Kimberly Blanton
Globe Staff / January 19, 2005

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PlasmaNet Inc., which operates an online lotto game played by millions worldwide, approached Oxfam America in Boston with a unique concept to assist tsunami victims: Players on its website could volunteer to turn over their winnings to help Oxfam rebuild a village in Sri Lanka, where a plaque would honor them. (Full article: 993 words)

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