This idea may seem a little off-the-wall. To my knowledge it has never been done, but the need is so great. The Adopt-a-highway has been so successful at getting companies to be responsible for a stretch of road, how big a stretch would it be to adopt-a-charity?
Here’s the basic conundrum of charities: each one needs some level of administration, yet nobody wants to pay for it. The charity needs an accounting system, an office, a certain amount of stationery, some form of governance, etc. etc.