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Think Before You Donate

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November 16, 2012 by DSUpshaw

SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE YOU MAKE CONTRIBUTIONS

As you open your pockets to do a good thing and make yourself feel good, please keep the following facts in mind:

The Salvation Army

Commissioner Todd Bassett receives a small salary of only $13,000 per year, plus housing, for managing this $2 billion dollar organization.  96 percent of donated dollars go to the cause.

The American Legion

National Commander receives a zero salary.  Your donations go to help Veterans and their families.

St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

100 percent goes towards funding and helping Children with cancer who have no insurance and can not afford to pay.

Ronald McDonald House

All monies go to running the houses for parents who have critically ill children in the hospital.  100 percent goes to housing and feeding the families.

Lions Club International

100 percent of donations go to help the blind, buy hearing aides and support medical missions around the world.  Their latest undertaking is measles vaccinations (only $1 per injection)

Veterans of Foreign Wars

National Commander receives a $0 salary.  Your donations go to help Veterans and their families and youth.

Disabled American Veterans

National Commander receives a $0 salary.  Your donations go to help Veterans and their families and youth.

The Military Order of Purple Hearts

National Commander receivers a $0 salary.  Your donations go to help Veterans and their families and youth.

The Vietnam Veterans Association

National Commander receives a $0 salary.  Your donations go to help Veterans and their families and youth.

Make A Wish Foundation

100% goes to funding trips or special wishes for a dying child.

 

 

 

 

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