Thursday, December 29, 2005 - Medfield Press - Business News - Medfield Press - Business News: "BBB Announces Check Out a Charity Campaign
Thursday, December 29, 2005

The Better Business Bureau, Inc, serving Eastern Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont announced today its Check out a Charity educational campaign. The campaign encourages consumers and companies to Give But Give Wisely (tm) by checking out a charity's report with the BBB before donating.
'The BBB encourages families to give with their heads as well as their hearts this holiday season to help ensure that their generosity is being used appropriately by charitable organizations,' said Kevin J. Sanders, president & CEO of the Better Business Bureau, Inc. serving Eastern MA, ME & VT. 'We hope that the following tips will help donors give wisely and avoid being taken. We are also pleased to announce that the Bureau will be strengthening its charity reporting activities and launching a program that will evaluate charities in relation to a set of comprehensive accountability standards.'


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