The Center for Investigative Reporting and the Tampa Bay Times argue that nearly 1 billion dollars of charity money has been misspent by organizations that spend more money on fundraising than actually aid.
If you’ve ever donated anything for disaster relief then you need to read this story.
Sex Toys, Winter Coats, And Spanish Flags: The Uselessness Of Post-Disaster Donations
Years of studying disaster relief has led Jose Holguin-Veras to a few simple truths about donations. While tiger costumes and sex toys aren’t going to do to much good, it makes people feel better to think they’rehelping. But they’re not—they could be doing a lot of damage.