How To Donate Cautiously To Charity

Most people love the idea of giving back, when they can. The earthquake in Haiti is such a time, but with so many charities asking for donations, you may be finding it hard to know which ones are legitimate and which aren't. To tackle organization's that prey on our generosity the Federal Trade Commission conducted it's first "Operation False Charity" sweep this past year. Fraudulent charities are especially active during natural disasters so expect to start getting phone calls or emails asking you to donate to Haiti's earthquake relief. Here are the FTC's tips on how to tell a legitimate charity from a scam. Find the latest coverage of the Haiti earthquake, click here and here. Here is how you can help Haiti's earthquake victims.


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