Charity Highlight

Giving back is something that brings me great joy and fulfillment in my life. It’s nice to know where the money you donate goes. One of my favorite websites is CharityNavigator.org They are one of the largest independent charity rating services in the nation, providing a reliable and secure way to review and donate to your favorite charities. Here’s a great article about making sure your donations count.

The Top 10 Best Practices of Savvy Donors

1) Be Proactive in your Giving
2)  Hang Up The Phone / Eliminate The Middleman
3.Be Careful Of Sound-Alike Names
4.
Confirm 501(c) (3) Status
5. Check The Charity’s Commitment To Accountability & Transparency
6.
Obtain Copies Of Its Financial Records
7.Review Executive Compensation
8.Start A Dialogue To Investigate Its Programmatic Results
9.
Concentrate Your Giving
10.Share Your Intentions And Make A Long-Term Commitment

For the full article click here

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