‘Hello, I’m with Greenpeace, how are you today?’
You've probably all heard those words, or something similar, said to you on the streets or over the phone, by one of our guys asking for your support. Some call them chuggers, rather unkindly. We call them outreach campaigners.
It's a difficult job that takes courage. It's also a hugely important job. Without these guys, we couldn't do what we do.
Greenpeace is completely independent - politically and financially. And we’re proud of that. It enables us to campaign on areas that are of the most concern, and in ways that will be the most effective.
To stay absolutely independent, we don’t ask for or accept any money from companies or governments. In fact, if we get sent a donation on a company cheque, we’ll return it.
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