The Importance of Background Checking Your Charity Donations

As socially conscious individuals, we all make our efforts to contribute to just and right causes. Of course, this contribution process is different for each and every one of us, but giving back has in many ways become a socially expected activity—and rightly so. There are an endless number of causes, charities, organizations, and programs out there that deserve our interest as a society and benefit from our generous donations. That being said, it’s important that we really examine where our money and charitable donations are going when we make them. Yes, there are some charitable organizations that are dishonest about their givings, but also, oftentimes our donations aren’t being used in exactly the way we imagine. Donating and contributing to a cause is important—just be sure you understand how your money and contributions are being utilized. Follow these steps to better understand the organizations you dedicate your time Read more…