Someone called asking for "James". "sorry wrong #" He says, "well, I have the right number just the wrong name." Slick!! I guess he was with a police or firefighter department asking for donations. I kept explaining to him that I cannot it is hard times for my family. I eventually hung up on him because he kept begging. Not cool. Just don't take no for an answer.
Just got the call too. My understanding is that very little money actually goes to the fiefighters. Like a couple of cents out of every dollar.
Fire Fighters of America - called to "thank me" for previous support (although I have never supported them). Some guy read a lengthy script (but couldn't really read it with any degree of convincing finese.