Tuesday, November 20, 2007
Deseret Morning News | Utahns helping — and need help
Deseret Morning News | Utahns helping — and need help: "The need is being mirrored nationwide. Emergency shelters, food assistance programs and charitable organizations of all types are expecting holiday giving to be lower than expected. Plus, fund-raising arms for charities are worried that the wave of transitioning families will deepen as the full effects of the subprime mortgage market collapse become reality. 'There is some growing concern' about the effect of the housing slowdown on charitable donations, said Michael Nilsen, a spokesman for the Association of Fund-raising Professionals."