America's worst charities

Our ranking based on cash paid to solicitors in the past decade

The solicitorsATS


Fundraising history

Amounts cover only the years and charities shown and are not a full accounting of fundraising activity.

Year Client charity Cash raised Cash to solicitor Cash to charity % to charity Activity
2009 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $173,075 $133,763 $39,312 22.70% fundraising & call to action
2010 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $160,886 $141,395 $19,491 12.11% fundraising & call to action
2011 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $177,507 $135,575 $41,932 23.60% fundraising and call to action
TOTALS $511,468 $410,733 $100,735 19%

Last updated 06/21/2013 © 2013 All Rights Reserved

America’s Worst Charities is the result of a yearlong collaboration between the Tampa Bay Times and the California-based Center for Investigative Reporting, the nation’s largest and longest serving nonprofit newsroom dedicated to watchdog journalism. CNN joined the partnership in March 2013.