‘Imagine donating money to charity only to discover that the group ended up with just a few pennies of every dollar you gave or that it even lost money. It happens a lot, even with large, well-known charities.
Often that voice you hear on the phone, asking you to support military veterans, local police officers or the environment isn’t from the charity itself but a professional fundraiser who may be receiving most or even all of your donation. In some cases, the cost of the fundraising campaign can even exceed the amount raised, leaving the charity on the hook for thousands or even hundreds of thousands of dollars.’
Read more: Are Your Charitable Donations Ending Up in the Pockets of Professional Fundraisers?