Oprah Forces Charitable Donations on Her Audience

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Not that this is a bad thing. It's a very good thing, in fact. But we wouldn't be surprised if a few fans weren't hoping for another car giveaway from Oprah Winfrey instead.

The talk show host has presented her audience with new vehicles, paid down their debts and granted wishes on her Wildest Dreams Tour. This latest act, however, was deemed the goddess' "favorite giveaway ever."

Goodbye, Oprah Winfrey

On Monday's show, Winfrey gave more than 300 audience members $1,000 debit cards to donate to charity, the Associated Press reports. She called her present the "gift of giving back" and we can only imagine how proud Brangelina must be of such an action.

"I can honestly say that every gift I've ever given has brought at least as much happiness to me as it has to the person I've given it to," said Oprah. "That's the feeling I want to pass on to you."

Fortunately, Heather Mills was not in the audience to steal all the cards and accuse Winfrey of assault.

People can give the entire sum to one person (no relatives or Hilton sisters allowed) or they can divide it among various charitable causes. Audience members also received a DVD recorder to tape their stories for a future show.

"You're going to open your hearts, you're going to be really creative, and you're going to spend it all at once on one stranger or spend a dollar on every person," Winfrey said. "Imagine the love and kindness you can spread with $1,000."

Or all the nude Marcia Cross pictures you could buy.

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Greetings to you Ms. Winfrey
My name is Sheree Brockington. I am a Minister of the Gospel. I would like for you to know a few things about me. Since 1997 my husband have had more than about 15-20 foster children. We adopted 6 of them and it was not always hunky dory peachy creamy in my house, but no matter what the situation were we still loved them, and still love them to this day. They were younger when we adopted them and most of them have gone out to venture on their own. We have had them 14-15 years so it is not like we just started to do this. Out of all of this, the one thing that I can say is that they all love us very dearly. I am now 56 years old and my husband (by the way) named James Brockington is 58. My husband has been saved and walking with The Lord for 20 and I have been saved and walking with the Lord for 18 years. He is a Pastor and I am a Minister. God spoke to us and told us to open a church. We did as we were told but there has been some trial and error. It seems like as soon as we moved on what Gd told us to do, my husband got throat cancer and I found that I COPD, but we have not given up on what God gas placed in our hearts to do. I'm asking for your help because the place that we are at right now is so small that we don't have or cannot do ministry the way that i believe Gd wants us to do it. There is no kitchen, no refrigerator, no rooms for different classes, and it' s hard to grow when there is no room. We saw a church that is up for sale in the same area where I used to drink and party. I believe strongly that God is going to use me strongly in that neighborhood. (Here is the hardest question that I have ever had to ask anyone). We would like to ask for your help for buying this church so that we can win souls to Christ and do what Matthew 28:19 says and that is Go ye therefore and teach all nations baptizing In the Name of The Father and In the Name of The Son and in The Name of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to do all Things that I have commanded you and ye I (JESUS) will be with you always to the end of the earth. We are on a mission for The Lord. We are trusting that God would bless us with that church. I AM asking for a handout. We need you desperately. The church is 290,000.00. If you could help us with anything we surely would appreciate it much more than you'll ever know. if you can help us God bless you but if you can't God bless you as we'll, we will still pray that God continues to bless you in ever endeavor of you life. I am claiming this in the Name of Jesus.
Thank You In Advance in any decision that you make
Minister Sheree Brockington
PS
Thank you for for your contribution to The Mastery Charter Schools, my children re doing well there
God Bless You

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Dear Oprah Could U Please Help Me I'm A Single Mom Doing The Best That I Could I'm Not Looking For A Hand Out I Will Work It Off Too Repay U, In Need Of Dental Work Real Bad For Me An One Of My Sons Haven't Been To A Dentist In 20 Years An I'm 34 Years Of Age, You Don't Have Too Give Me The Money U Could Send The Dentist The Money Just Wish GOD Anwser My Prayers An You Or Your Assistance Sees My Message, Love You

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betterment of humanity

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Dear Oprah
First thank you for all the help you a extended world wide and especially here in South Africa. I work for a christian non profiable organisation were we help addicts in detoxing and reintrated them back into society, help them find work and reunited them with their families and children so that they may be an positive infleunce to the community and their children. We are desperately seeking sponsorship or donation to help us to continue with our program and to able to take in more people who are in need. I have tried here in South Africa but nobody seems to want to help people who are drug addicts. I believe that if we can start healing the problem the we will heal the rest of our countries problems like AIDS homeless children, broken famlies and education. Please if you can help or know of someone else that is will to help can you let me know.
God Bless
Kind regards
Charmaine

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I NEED A DONATION FOR MY CHURCH BUILDING FUND SO EVERY BODY CAN CONCENTRATE ON SAVING SOULS. PLEASE EXCUSE MY BLUNTNESS. E-MAIL ME
A SMALL CHURCH....PLEASE HELP

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Hi Oprah
I am from SA, I am writing on behalf of an old lady, who stays with her grandchildren ( more than 10 of them ) and 3 of her daughters died of aids related deases. There is no öne who is working in the family. Should your hands be able to reach out and help, it would be much appretiated. Kindly regards Siphindile Ncanana

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OPRAH, do you ever read any comments yourself or do you have "worker bees" reading them and telling you about the very "nicest" comments only? ? ? I suppose you don't enjoy reading or hearing about any negative comments, do you? Reality does seem to be a bummer, isn't it????
Do all these people above asking you for money, really think you will give them any ? Boy I hope not !

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OPRAH, I know you do give a lot away, but not near as much as you could really afford too. You ask everyone else to give all the time, but with as much money as you have, you could give hundreds and hundreds of MILLIONS away and still have more than you could spend in 50 lifetimes. You are one person owning and living in several mansions around the country and there are so many homeless people and children that have no homes at all. Does that make you a little embarassed ? I didn't think so !
Doesn't all the things you give away on your show, like cars, get donated by the car companies, NOT YOU ? And the people getting all those gifts, have to pay taxes on them. Do you pay the taxes for the people so they can keep the gifts, no I didn't think so.
Start giving a little more yourself and then you can ask others to start donating, as soon as they get jobs that is!

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Hi miss winfery, I have watched a lot of your programmes and they really challenge me. I believe that only people with a good heart can help to that extent. Im a lady aged 22 and iam kindly asking you to sponser my education. I would like to study Human resource right here in Zambia but i just need help financially. Your response will be highly appreciated. You can contact me on cuteann53@yahoo.com

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Hi Oprah, I am a lady aged 22 and I am kindly asknig fi it is possible for you to sponser me. your response will be higly apprecited. God bless.

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