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The 50 worst charities, ranked by money blown on soliciting costs

Totals from the latest 10 years of available federal tax filings

Rank Charity name Total raised by solicitors Paid to solicitors % spent on direct cash aid Charity News
50 Hope Cancer Fund $1.9 million $1.6 million 0.5%

Wounded Warrior Project a
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Wounded Warrior
Compensation of Leaders     (
FYE 09/2012)
Compensation $311,538
% of Expenses 0.32%
Paid to Steven Nardizz
Title CEO,


 

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49 Firefighters Burn Fund $2.0 million $1.7 million 1.5%
47 Our American Veterans $2.6 million $2.3 million 2.3%
44 Caring for Our Children Foundation $4.7 million $4.1 million 1.6%
45 National Narcotic Officers Associations Coalition $4.8 million $4.0 million 0.0%
46 American Foundation for Children With AIDS $5.2 million $3.0 million 0.0%
43 Firefighters Assistance Fund $5.6 million $4.6 million 3.2%
41 Find the Children $7.6 million $5.0 million 5.7%
42 Survivors and Victims Empowered $7.7 million $4.8 million 0.0%
40 Circle of Friends For American Veterans $7.8 million $5.7 million 6.5%
34 Optimal Medical Foundation $7.9 million $7.6 million 1.0%
39 Shiloh International Ministries $8.0 million $6.2 million 1.3%
36 Disabled Police Officers Counseling Center $8.2 million $6.9 million 0.1%
48 Roger Wyburn-Mason & Jack M Blount Foundation For Eradication of Rheumatoid Disease $8.4 million $1.8 million 0.0%
33 Reserve Police Officers Association $8.7 million $7.7 million 1.1%
35 Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation $9.0 million $7.6 million 1.0%
37 Children's Leukemia Research Association $9.8 million $6.8 million 11.1%
31 National Police Defense Foundation $9.9 million $7.8 million 5.8%
30 Disabled Police Officers of America Inc. $10.3 million $8.1 million 2.5%
32 American Association of the Deaf & Blind $10.3 million $7.8 million 0.1%
38 United Breast Cancer Foundation $11.6 million $6.6 million 6.3%
26 Veterans Assistance Foundation $12.2 million $11.0 million 10.5%
28 Wishing Well Foundation USA $12.4 million $9.8 million 4.6%
29 Defeat Diabetes Foundation $13.8 million $8.3 million 0.1%
27 Children's Charity Fund $14.3 million $10.5 million 2.3%
22 Woman To Woman Breast Cancer Foundation $14.5 million $13.7 million 0.4%
24 The Veterans Fund $15.7 million $12.9 million 2.3%
23 American Foundation For Disabled Children $16.4 million $13.4 million 0.8%
19 Vietnow National Headquarters $18.1 million $15.9 million 2.9%
17 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $19.6 million $16.1 million 0.0%
16 National Caregiving Foundation $22.3 million $18.1 million 3.5%
18 United States Deputy Sheriffs' Association $23.1 million $15.9 million 0.6%
14 Association for Firefighters and Paramedics $23.2 million $20.8 million 3.1%
13 Committee For Missing Children $26.9 million $23.8 million 0.8%
12 Youth Development Fund $29.7 million $24.5 million 0.8%
25 Heart Support of America $33.0 million $11.0 million 3.4%
11 Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation $34.7 million $27.6 million 0.6%
20 Police Protective Fund $34.9 million $14.8 million 0.8%
10 Children's Cancer Fund of America $37.5 million $29.2 million 5.3%
21 National Cancer Coalition $41.5 million $14.0 million 1.1%
9 American Association of State Troopers $45.0 million $36.0 million 8.6%
15 Project Cure (Bradenton, FL) $51.5 million $20.4 million 0.0%
7 International Union of Police Associations, AFL-CIO $57.2 million $41.4 million 0.5%
5 Firefighters Charitable Foundation $63.8 million $54.7 million 8.4%
6 Breast Cancer Relief Foundation $63.9 million $44.8 million 2.2%
8 National Veterans Service Fund $70.2 million $36.9 million 7.8%
4 American Breast Cancer Foundation $80.8 million $59.8 million 5.3%
3 Children's Wish Foundation International $96.8 million $63.6 million 10.8%
2 Cancer Fund of America $98.0 million $80.4 million 0.9%
1 Kids Wish Network $127.8 million $109.8 million 2.5%
 


 

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