Charities scammin' soldiers & veterans

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  1. waltky

    waltky Well-Known Member

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    Charities scammin' veterans...
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    Veterans charity again under fire, charged with deceiving donors
    March 21, 2014 ~ According to a Texas lawsuit, Veterans Support Organization solicitors told the public their donations would help needy veterans, but the group made grants of 2.2 percent of funds it raised in the state during 2010 and 2012.
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    Military support group says it's not getting proceeds from items left in Virginia bins
    December 6, 2013 -- Across from an office park in a convenient roadside pull-off sits a pair of bins adorned with the Military Family Support Center’s logo, allowing locals to drop off clothes, housewares and other valuables.
     
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    Somebody takin' advantage of wounded veterans inna get rich quick scheme...
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    Wounded Warrior Project Accused of Wasting Donor Money
    Jan 27, 2016 - The charity for wounded veterans, the Wounded Warrior Project, is facing accusations of using donor money toward excessive spending on conferences and parties instead of on recovery programs, according to a CBS News report.
     
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    waltky Well-Known Member

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    Weedin' out the wheat from the chaff...
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    Nonprofit Organizations for Veterans
    With more than 7,000 U.S.-based nonprofits helping veterans and military families, how do you know which are respected and reputable?
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    Programs to Ease Your Military Transition
    Vets find art, therapy or other means of helping them in the transition and even dealing with PTSD. Below are three such programs.
     
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    Thingamabob Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Shut them down.
     

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