A couple of months ago I made a post “about the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation”:http://www.zefhemel.com/archives/2003/10/03/what-many-people-don-t-know-about-bill-gates. All I did was copy a bit of text that I found on some weblog that told about the good work they do etc. But during the last months quite a few people have commented on this post by asking for help. For some reason they think either that I am Bill Gates or that I’m in direct contact with him:
bq. Bill Gates is a hero. I have heard so many good things about him. He gives to the poor and creates lots of jobs for the poor. I want to ask him to do me only one fever, I want him to help me with my brother who has a kidney problem. I want to know if he can help me to pay for one of my brothers kidney to be removed. If you get in touch with him,please let him know that I don’t ask for too much. God bless bill gates.
bq. Gosh, bill gate,…if you are so rich why don’t u give some money to the poor I mean one million dollars wouldnt even be .01 percent of your earnings. In the bible the rich man gave money to the church but it was only about .01 of his wealth, and the poor lady, gave the church 2 pieces of silver and that was all she had, God bless the lady, and she has a reward waiting in heaven for her which is eternal life. God doesn’t like greed. Bill Gates are you a Christian or a man of God well only you in your heart knows, and only God knows, that everyone knows thats when you die, you cant take the money with you. God hates greed. Not to say that your greedy But with all that money you can make this world a better place! THis message is for Bill Gates Himself!! Give money to the churches!!
bq. I don’t who is responsible for this charity. I would like to know if you can help the poor people in Africa who have come together to buid their little clinic. They nee help to funish building the clinic and some medical facilities.Please tell me how can you help these poor people in Africa.
bq. Gate Foundation is every good but I’ll try to find the way you get in to the foundation be cause I get a good shoot at geting in to a college for football but I’ll still whom have the money to pay for it all I’ll live seattle washington my address is 1625 M.l.k. jr way apt #14 Istill get two year left in high school please send the info to my house so I’ll can get in the Foundation
bq. I am Dr. M. Wakil from india have been running a charitable foundation in India since 1999. My foundation work in feild of Education, Medical, Health, Public Services, orphanns, widows, poor, construction, Church, or another many feild.
I would like to tell you that although it easy to run any foundation but it is only for rich man nor for poor becaz I have seen that there are many foundation run by many person but it does not work for poor or another feild.
bq. So I would like to tell you that Please tell me trhat how can I get any donation from your company.
bq. Dr. M. Wakil
bq. Good day,sir/ma
i am writing you this letter to solicite for your assistance.I have decided to forward this letter to you because of the good work i hear and see that your noble and prestigeous organization do to save the lives of people. my name is olumide oludemi i am about 51 years of age and i live in italy,tolentino to be precise,i have kidney problems and my two kidneys are not functioning any-longer.i have been with this kidney problems for almost 18 years now and i have been un-able to work adequatly for a living,i do the dialysis three times in a week in other to be able to pass out the waste in my body which is so expensive for me to bear with,i am suppose to have done a kidney transplant but i cant meet up with the finacial state.day by day i grow more weaker because of the unreliefness state i am.i really need your financial assistance to undergo my transplant operation.or if you could help me in any of your hospitals to do the transplant for me.
I will appreciate your most gracious and life saving help,and i pray that the good lord continually be with you.
I hope to hear back from you soonest.