check out that charity that wants your money

Posted by Livy in Tips & Techniques

passing dollars from one hand to anotherIs it the spirit of giving this time of year or the spirit of give to me ? The latter may seem more appropriate when inundated with requests for charitable donations.

Ignore the emotional appeal and ask yourself: Do I support their mission and objectives? The best place to find the answer for this question is the charity’s own website.

The next question is: How do they spend their charitable donations? Answer this question by checking on a charity at one these sites.


Better Business Bureau

Charity Navigator

Tenn. Secretary of State Charitable Fundraising

And remember “a fool and his money are soon parted.”