Would you accept donations?

Anonymous
Long story short: I've been working towards opening a brewery and it was hit by a natural disaster just before opening. It made some news and people feel bad for me. Here's the thing though: I wasn't the only business hurt by this tornado, tons were. Also, I have insurance, its not covering everything but its enough to get me back on my feet.

Occasionally, people have been reaching out to me offering donations and money and etc.

Is it unethical for me to accept money based on clickbait news stories that I didn't write that exaggerate just how bad I have it? I mean, I have it bad, but some of these stories make it seem like I'm near homeless.

Is rejecting donations rude? I love the brewing community and the last thing I'd ever want to do is hurt relations with those in it.
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