The Cal Sailing Club was one of my favorite parts about living in Berkeley: www.cal-sailing.org/
They've received some of their funding from the California Department of Boating and Waterways: www.dbw.ca.gov/
I have mixed feelings about this, since I support many liberal causes that use sidewalk outreach. But I'd rather not make financial transactions with random people who approach me. I try to be insistent about saying that I'll take a brochure and consider making a donation at home.
But on a less serious note, here's the relevant word: charity + mugger = CHUGGER
Paid "charity" street worker (read: student) who has been trained to believe that they are carrying out a worthy task, improving peoples' lives by ...