I agree with the sentiment, but the kinds of people who post effort-free requests aren't usually familiar with Perlmonks culture, and wouldn't know that that was the accepted practice. By and large, monks who have been here a while pick up on what is the right and wrong way to ask for help.
I'm suggesting pretty much the converse of what you say - have the separate section regardless of whether or not there is some kind of donation system attached.
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