Charitable donations are an excellent way to benefit a cause that is close to your heart. But with so many organizations and fundraising sites (e.g. GoFundMe) asking for your financial support, it's imperative to take the time and find out where your money is going.
Here are a few tips from the Federal Trade Commission on how to screen the causes you support:
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