Most charities rely heavily on the goodwill of individual donors during the holiday season to fund their activities throughout the coming year.
Last year, charity contributions totaled $307.65 billion: 75 percent of this total came from individuals, according to the Giving USA Foundation.
BBB’s Wise Giving Alliance advises donors to research a charity prior to giving and provides five questions to ask when deciding where to contribute this holiday season.
Is this a charity I can trust?
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