CharityWatch REPORT
Issued September 2014

CharityWatch Articles & Donor Alerts

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CharityWatch Articles

 
20+ Year-Old Charity that Solicited for Non-Existent Programs Is Shuttered

National Children's Leukemia Foundation (NCLF), a long-time "F"-rated charity by CharityWatch, is to be shut down under the terms of a settlement agreement announced in December 2015, but unfortunately, not before raising millions of dollars from unsuspecting donors nationwide.

The Connected World of Charitable Fundraising

You open your mailbox one morning and there inside is a letter from a charity asking for your support. You read it and are inspired to donate, writing out a modest check and popping it in the mail. You feel good knowing that you sacrificed something to support a cause you think is important. But then, within a couple months' time, you notice that your mailbox is no longer large enough for the shocking uptick in letters you are receiving.

CharityWatch Hall of Shame

The most important lesson to be learned from the following colorful stories of charity scoundrels is that regardless of how distinguished, well-connected and honored a charity leader is, he is only human and may be tempted to use the power and influence of his position to abuse the public's trust and thusly become the next member of the CharityWatch Hall of Shame.

Hot Topics & Donor Alerts

 
New York Attorney General Sues Children's Leukemia Charity For Deceiving Donors

From 2009 to 2013 National Children’s Leukemia Foundation (NCLF) raised nearly $10 million in charitable donations from generous donors throughout the United States. New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman’s office has filed a lawsuit against NCLF, alleging that the group has used the vast majority of the donations they've raised for non-charitable purposes.

 

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