Donation Essays

Opportunity of a Lifetime

After reading this essay, one person may be added to the National Organ transplant waiting list. That one person can save or enhance more than 25 different peoples lives. The Donate Life Illinois is a group of agencies responsible for organ donations, education about organ donations and other helpful statistics to help people and save lives. The Donate Life Illinois group established that more than 6,500 people have died nationwide in the United States waiting for an organ transplant in…

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Social Responsibility Evaluation

Company Q is a small grocery store chain in a major metropolitan area. They have recently closed two stores due to high crime rate, and losing money. The store has started to provide health conscience and organic food to its customers by request. Local food banks have asked if the company would donate day-old products. The company has refused due to possible fraud and theft. The three areas that Company Q can improve are economic, philanthropic, and ethical. The first…

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Alternative Funding

Non-profit organization’s, such as PEACE Domestic Violence Agency, after receiving grants, may continue to struggle finding adequate funding options. The obvious ways to obtain funds is through grants and donations. Grants are not always easily obtained and most donations are a one-time contribution. Discovering alternative methods for obtaining funding may take an ample amount of brainstorming. For PEACE Domestic Violence Agency, unfortunately, grants will not cover the cost to effectively run the organization. Alternative funding methods must be selected. Examples…

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Commercial Surrogacy

Commercial surrogacy refers to a process in which a couple or individual pays a fee to a woman, a surrogate mother, who agrees to carry and give birth to a baby on their behalf. It is an option for couples and individuals who wish to have a child, but due to circumstances, cannot have one. Surrogacy may be commercial, where the surrogate mother is paid for her services; or altruistic, where there is no payment and usually the surrogate mother…

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Social Responsibility and Company Q

Company Q is an organization working to achieve the goal of generating the most possible profit. The attitude of company Q toward social responsibility however, is an area that needs focused improvement. Based on the description provided the company uses a numbers only approach to decision making. There are intrinsic and fiscal benefits of applying a social philanthropic ethic that should be evaluated. Improvement of company Q’s application of social responsibility could be achieved by developing systems to ensure inventory…

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A Moral Solution to the Organ Donor Shortage

In Alexander T. Tabarrok’s essay, “A Moral Solution to the Organ Shortage” Alexander explains ways to find solutions to the organ shortage by proposing a fair way to go about qualifying for organ transplant. Gary Becker suggested that paying a good amount of money toward funeral cost of organ donors would help and encourage people to donate their organs. The new rule that Alexander wanted to proposed is the “no -give – no – take” rule. Under this rule in…

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The Singer Solution to World Poverty

I find Singer’s essay to be very thought provoking. Although I disagree with Singer’s rationality, I think his ideas about people’s priorities are completely correct. Singer does a good job of putting those priorities and real necessities of life into perspective. I like the amount of pressure Singer puts on the reader to donate money, and the reasons he uses to support that pressure. The first part of Singer’s article when he goes into talking about a Brazilian film in…

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Donation for Lekemia & Lymphoma Society Tnt

Myoproliferative disorders such as Leukaemia, lymphoma and Myeloma constitute a health, financial and social burden to patients and their family members. We do have a role to play to ameliorate this enormous burden; that is by donating to the Support. By this, we make others smile. The result: we are fulfilled and happy, too. You are not alone, I shall also be a part of this course. This year is a very exciting year for me and my two daughters….

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Eye Donation

Do you know that we can light the life of a blind person by donating our eyes after our death? In India, we have an estimated 4.6 million people with corneal blindness that is curable through corneal transplantation made possible by eye donation. More than 90% of the corneal transplantation is carried out successfully and helps restore vision in people with corneal blindness. Corneal transplantation in infants born with cloudy cornea can make a big difference to their lives. The…

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Organ Donation

1. The purpose of this essay was to support my claim that organ donation has a lot of positive results. My plan with this essay to get the reader to be more informed of the process and list some statistics associated with it. I hope that the reader, if they were not fully aware of the topic, to do more research for themselves. 2. From this assignment, I learned how to gather data to support my arguments. I already felt…

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Improving Management

It has been established that Company Q is a small grocery chain that has recently decided to close two of their stores in heavily populated areas due to profit loss and high crime statistics. The necessity to close two stores is a significant economic failure for both the community and the stake holders involved in the franchise. Company Q has demonstrated that improvements need to be made to restore their reputation within the community and gain the confidence it needs…

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Organ Donation

The purpose of this essay is to further reinstate the claim that financial incentives should not be permitted in order to encourage organ donation. Research mainly consisted of searching through UOW databases, including summon. As financial incentives are only legalised in Iran proper statistical based evidence was difficult to come across, although what was found was evaluated and analysed. There are three main arguments of this essay: exploitation of the poor, loss of altruistic donors leading to the commodification of…

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Moral Responsibility

? Most people have natural desires such as getting higher social status; making more money; travelling all around the world; or collecting specific objects like cars, shoes, watches, dishes or stamps. Often this desire becomes a reason why people wake up in the morning, work hard, deal with all their troubles, or patiently save money. Eventually when the person achieves their desire, he/she feels great happiness, and it remains in their lives as a pleasant memory. However, sometimes people have…

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Peter Singer’s Solution to World Poverty

How can we help people in need, and become better human beings? How can it be that we have money for new cars, houses and vacations, but when UNICEF or some other kind of healthcare organization ask us for just 2 dollars, we turn them down right away? In the article “Solution to world poverty” Peter Singer gives some of his suggestions on how to help others, and become better persons. Singer tells a story about a man named Bob….

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Ethical Charitable Donations

As part of the board, it is the responsibility of a board member to examine, evaluate and recommend measures that are necessary to uphold the reputation of the whole institution. Among the considerations that a board member must include is the welfare of the entire stakeholders. Stakeholders are all the possible entities that can be affected by the institutions’ operations and activities (Crane & Matten, 2007). Considering the well-being of the stakeholders is noteworthy in running and maintaining the existence…

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