Some people will stop at nothing to get your money, even if it means pretending to be a charity. It’s sad, but true.
So what can you do to make sure that your money is going where it’s supposed to go? It doesn’t take much time or effort if you check Charity Navigator.
Charity Navigator rates thousands of charities around the country for financial health, accountability and transparency. These are calculated according to the charity’s tax returns and put into charts.
You can see a financial breakdown and how much money actually goes to the cause you want to support. There is also a Tips and Resources section if you want more help picking out a charity or how to avoid charity cheats.