If you want to help Haiti recover from the devastation caused by Hurricane Matthew, don’t donate to the American Red Cross. That’s the message from some Haitians.
In a recent open letter, 17 chief executives of some of the UK’s most well known charities confirmed their support of proposed tough rules against aggressive fundraising techniques exploiting vulnerable members of the giving public.
According to The Guardian (UK), aid from western countries mask the $60 billion looting of Africa by foreign multinational companies.
Alternatives, a small Montreal-based foreign aid charity, may lose its charitable status following a CRA audit and notice of revocation, CBC News reports
Vancouver-based charity CoDevelopment Canada wonders whether an ongoing audit by the Canada Revenue Agency is punishment for criticizing the Canadian government.
The American Red Cross continues to resist ProPublica’s request for information on the charity’s $300 million Hurricane Sandy spending, argues that information constitute a “trade secret.”