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Paul MacDonald's quest to donate half his company's profits

When Paul MacDonald tried to find a charity to donate half of the profits from his company to, he ran into an unexpected problem.

CBC's Shane Foxman finds a Coquitlam do-gooder who had a hard time finding where to do good

CBC's Shane Foxman shares a story of generosity he found in Coquitlam, B.C. 5:35

People going above and beyond for no reason other than wanting to help is one of Citizen Shane's favourite types of stories.

But when Paul MacDonald tried to find a charity he could donate half of the profits from his company Ethical Waste Services Ltd's to, he ran into an unexpected problem.

Watch the video to find out how the man with a heart of gold had such a tough time finding someone willing to take his cold hard cash.


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