Friday, December 21, 2007 | comment | Don't sweat seasonal generosity | comment | Don't sweat seasonal generosity: "George Fierheller, former chair of the United Way of Greater Toronto, current chair of capital fundraising for the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, pillar of the corporate community and tireless volunteer, has some advice for those who get upset about the sudden outbreak of generosity at Christmas.

Don't sweat it.

'As long as the money is going to a useful cause, it's all to the good,' he says. 'There are many, many motivations for volunteering time or money. You can't expect everyone to do things for altruistic reasons. Nor does it really matter. The `why' is less important than the `what.''"

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