The Price Of Donations!
With government cuts continuing to take place across all states in America. Private donations are being sort after by Universities, Parks & Recreation and many other institutions. The donations however, come with additional challenges and ethical responsibilities. This article speaks to this point perfectly
Parks chief blocked Canyon bottle ban
Published: November 10. 2011 4:00AM PST
Weary of plastic litter, Grand Canyon National Park officials were in the final stages of imposing a ban on the sale of disposable water bottles in the Grand Canyon late last year when the nation’s parks chief abruptly blocked the plan after conversations with Coca-Cola, a major donor to the National Park Foundation.
Stephen Martin, the architect of the plan and the top parks official at the Grand Canyon, said his superiors told him two weeks before its Jan. 1 start date that Coca-Cola, which distributes water under the Dasani brand and has donated more than id="mce_marker"3 million to the parks, had registered its concerns about the bottle ban through the foundation, and that the project was being tabled. His account was confirmed by park, foundation and company officials.
— From wire reports