HAITI EARTHQUAKE: Be Careful About Those 'Impulse' Donations

As Americans open their wallets to help earthquake victims in Haiti, a longtime charity watchdog warns givers to think twice about their "impulse donations." Recalling the well-intentioned efforts of groups who sent coats and fuzzy winter scarves to victims of the 2004 tropical Asian tsunami, and the outright scams launched by the ill-intentioned, Daniel Borochoff, president of the American Institute of Philanthropy, advises givers to target groups with strong track records in the area. They...Full Story
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