Crime Solvers of Montgomery County, Maryland, Inc.
P.O. Box 8625
Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20898-8625
August 13, 2001
1275 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Att: Mike Grace
Dear Mr. Miller:
Warren and Mike, it was an extreme pleasure talking with both of you last Wednesday. I am writing this letter on behalf of the Crime Solvers Board of Directors and the area Crime Solvers organizations using the 1-800-673-2777 Crime Solvers Tip Line. The board is very appreciative and accepts your offer to reduce the rates for the 800 Crime Solvers Tip Line, This reduction comes at a time of reduced donations from the private sector. While we have been successful in our fundraising efforts, our payouts for rewards have outpaced incoming donations. When we add our costs of marketing our organization, purchase of public relations materials, and payment of membership fees in to Crime Prevention organizations, we don’t have extra resources available to us.
We consider the rate reduction as a donation of services-in-kind and it will help to preserve scarce resources for future reward payouts for all area Crime Solvers organizations under our 1-800 Tip Line. We are a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization and welcome all donations or services-in-kind. I have enclosed our brochure and peel off stickers that we distribute to such community activities as the Montgomery County Fair, National Night Out and Fall Festival events in Olney, MD and other community appearances (Lions, Rotary International, and Kiwanis Clubs).
We also appreciate you agreeing to be a sponsor of Crime Solvers as a member of our Advisory Board of Directors and be listed on our letterhead. Please feel free to pass on our fundraising opportunities to your business associates.
If I can be of any further assistance, please call me at 301-762-9156 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.