That's what I thought. It's that simple, just ask. It's really a matter of telling it as it is. Ten thousand people giving a dollar. Most would instantly give more. It's a business culture to write off the end user and sit in a closed room and plan on demise.
We need the product and they make it. To give a donation without expecting anything in return except the good continuation of the manufacture of a worldwide needed product isn't something that's impossible. It isn't charity, it's support.
The bottom line is a company is people and people have special skills and knowledge sets that's valuable to world as a whole.