Yesterday, when visiting my daughter and new grandson in the hospital, I thought it might be a good idea to leave some DHF post cards in the lobby by the entrance...I left about 20 cards, 4 of each design or so.
When I left after visiting hours were over, I checked where I had left the cards (on a side table)...and they were all gone. I looked into the waste basket...nothing!
Someone obviously took them all....to throw them away somewhere????

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Oh NO! If you just had them on one pile perhaps one of the Staff just took the whole pile to look up Tudiabetes to see if it is a responsible site.

I did my Hospital twice, 40 cards that I printed before and then again 3 months later. I put some in the waiting room, some in the flyer area on the wall, some in the examining room that I was in and some in the info basket at the end of the Reception desk. Then I took some to the Library and Shopping Mall, etc. and spread them around.

I wouldn't even think that they would toss them. Think postitive. :)
My first thought WAS that someone took them to view the site....hope so. The libraries is another stop!!
I do hope somebody who is interested did get them... Did you have to ask anybody's permission to do so? The last time I left some cards in a local (Manila) Diabetes Associatrion...I had to go through a zillion formal requests and red tapes. Frustrating...
maybe 20 people with diabetes had thier lives touched that quickly because you did. Hospitals are, unfortunately, a good place to find us.
It's also possible that anything that doesn't go through the hospital customer service or marketing department is automatically removed. I know that's always been the case at any hospital I've worked at. Doesn't matter if it's a legitimate cause/organization or not it still has to go through channels before anything can be posted.

Diana
Maybe Linda's right. That was my 1st thought too. But like Teena said I ask premission b/f I leave them anywhere so's the staff there knows that their there.
Very nice idea!
I thought it was...will try again, through proper channels!
Dropping some off at the library tomorrow.

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