A simple ‘thank you’ is a common courtesy

There are a terrific number of charities, all beseeching for donations. Donations are sought in various manners and it is up to us to decide what needy organization we wish to contribute to.
So often I find that once I am on the list as having donated, we are fair game to get request after request, some with stamped envelopes, other with prepaid markings and various messages displaying grieving families, flood or other disaster locales.
And of course there are any number of false, misleading requests. I have checked on . . .