Journey of Trust
The second call: "I'd like more information. You don't need my name."
Third call: "Okay, okay, okay --My name is Larry,* and my wife and I would like to talk.
Fourth call: "This is silly. My name is Larry Kumquat.* Can we talk with you without any pressure about gifts?"
My turn to talk: "Always."
You have the heart to make a difference, but you don't want to become the honey to fundraising bees. You just want to talk, get information, details you should know, and not be pressured. Can that happen?
*A true story. Of course, I changed the names.