(WTNH) – Before you write a check to a donation, check to see where the money is going. Howard Schwartz of the Connecticut Business Bureau explains what to look out for when researching a charity.
- Look out for similar names and websites
- If “a portion of proceeds” goes to the charity, where does the rest of the money go?
- Is there a cap?
- If you see something is isn’t adding up, make sure to
Check out www.give.org to generate a full charity report to help you make your decision.
Also check out: Before your write a check, check-up on the charity
Better Business Bureau Serving Connecticut is more than 100 years old, helping to create a marketplace where consumers and businesses can trust each other
For more information head to www.bbb.org/connecticut