Carolyn Hax: Advice

September 19, 2015 11:31 PM

Carolyn Hax: Birthday party invite requesting no gifts riles recipient

Dear Carolyn: My household received a written invitation to a birthday party for a 1-year-old. It reads, “Not every child is lucky enough to have a birthday party like A. In lieu of a gift, we are asking that you consider making a donation (of cash) to (non-profit that claims to ‘help poor children’).”

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