Goodwill or influence buying? Small-town philanthropy gets mixed reactions
In the small town of Whitewood, Sask., a philanthropist is at work.
Jerry Martin says he has contributed funds for new fire department equipment, repairs to the local swimming pool, new library books and even fees for a kids’ camp. When he adds it up, he figures he has donated around $90,000 in less than a year.
“There’s no other funding that is doing this for our town,” Martin says.
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