America's worst charities

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

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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
2008 United Breast Cancer Foundation $216,034 $108,017 $108,017 50.00% phone soli
2009 United Breast Cancer Foundation $191,681 $95,848 $95,833 50.00% phone soli
2009 Defeat Diabetes Foundation $35,061 $19,858 $15,203 43.40% telemarketing
2010 Defeat Diabetes Foundation $93,876 $51,765 $42,111 44.90% telemarketing
2010 United Breast Cancer Foundation $163,962 $81,981 $81,981 50.00% phone soli
2011 United Breast Cancer Foundation $186,760 $95,021 $91,739 49.10% phone soli
2011 Defeat Diabetes Foundation $82,430 $41,866 $40,564 49.20% telemarketing
TOTALS $969,804 $494,356 $475,448 49%

Last updated 07/17/2014 © 2014 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.