This should strike up a nice conversation
Anyone know if there's any truth to this?
>>>Something to know about TARGET Stores
>>> Recently we asked the local TARGET store to be a proud
>>> the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall during our spring recognition
>>> We received the following reply from the local TARGET
>>> "Veterans do not meet our area of giving. We only donate to the
>>> social action groups, gay & lesbian causes, and education."
>>> So I'm thinking, if the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall and
>>> in general do not meet their donation criteria, then something
>>> wrong at this TARGET store. We were not asking for thousands of
>>> dollars, not even hundreds, just a small sponsorship for a
>>> As a follow-up, I e-mailed the TARGET U.S. corporate
>>> and their response was the same. That's their national policy.
>>> Then I looked into the company further. They will not allow
>>> Marines to collect for 'Toys for Tots' at any of their stores.
>>> during the recent Iraq deployment, they would not allow families
>>> employees who were called up for active duty to continue their
>>> coverage while they were on military service. Then as I dig
>>> TARGET is a French-owned corporation.
>>> Now, I'm thinking again. If TARGET can not support American
>>> Veterans, then why should I and my family support their stores
>>> spending our hard earned American dollars and to have their
>>> to France. Without the American Vets, where would France be
>>> Feel free to pass this along to whomever you want.
>>> Dick Forrey
>>> Veterans helping Veterans