June 14, 2013

Lowest % Spent on Victims

1 Cancer Groups Lead "Worst Charities" List

The Center for Investigative Reporting, America's largest nonprofit news operation devoted to watchdog journalism, has compiled a list of "America's 50 Worst Charities," based on the amount of donations collected and the percentage actually spent on financial aid to those supposedly served. The list is dominated by charities ostensibly aiding cancer victims, with three of the worst six (Cancer Fund of America, American Breast Cancer Foundation, Breast Cancer Relief Foundation), two of the next five (Children's Cancer Fund of America, Children's Cancer Recovery Fund), and ten cancer-themed charities overall. Other poorly-served causes include heart disease, AIDs and diabetes. Potential donors are advised to refer to the list at http://www.tampabay.com/americas-worst-charities/.

More at Tampabay.com | Posted 4 years ago by Robert S. Wieder

Previously: Panel to Decide Breast Cancer Research Funding

Tags: Cancer Research, Cancer Charities, Worst US Charities, Unhelpful Charities, Charities to Avoid, Where to Donate Money

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