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[1 Sep 2005 | Comments Off on Where is your donation money going? | ]

Many people may not know that money that goes to the Red Cross does not (by default) go directly to victims of the hurricane. As you may remember, after 9/11 there was a lot of controversy about this. There are also several financial scandals that were (and are still) being uncovered with different fundraisers and board members in the American Red Cross.
With the Red Cross, you must “designate” your donation for it to be applied directly to Katrina victims. The Red Cross will put undesignated money into the …