How to Say ‘No’ to the Office Collection

The office is supposed to be a place where we make money, not spend it!  But between Girl Scout cookies, holiday wrapping paper, office birthdays and charity races, it seems that I am constantly being asked to crack open my wallet…my very thin wallet!

Sometimes I have the money, sometimes I don’t; sometimes I want to give, sometimes I don’t.

And keep in mind that sometimes the collector might have a secret motive and not be as charitable as he or she seems.  Even if their motives are 100% pure, I believe that the office is NOT a place for money collections.

Here are a few ways to handle office donations and money contributions if you feel like opting out.

Read more of my post How to Say ‘No’ to the Office Collection at US News and World Report.

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