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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

This Call Has Been Disconnected

Our simple advice to donors on how to deal with telemarketing calls from charitable fundraisers: Hang up and do some research.

If you've ever wondered why that is, read this article. Kudos to the Office of the State Attorney General in Massachusetts for conducting a two year investigation, pressing charges and urging constituents to "do a little homework'' before giving money to charity.





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