America's worst charities

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

The solicitorsCommunity Support

Also doing business as: CSI

Address: 312 E Wisconsin Ave Ste 408, Milwaukee WI


Known state disciplinary actions

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States bringing actions Number of known actions Outcomes Total fines
Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin 50 Ban, Consent/settlement, Fine/penalties, Order Lifted, Suspension $203,994

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 American Breast Cancer Foundation $1,447,921 $1,193,481 $254,440 17.60% telemarketing
2008 American Foundation For Disabled Children $457,810 $409,016 $48,794 10.70% professional fundraising
2008 Woman To Woman Breast Cancer Foundation $1,501,167 $1,457,147 $44,020 2.90% prof f/r
2008 Police Protective Fund $422,048 $371,402 $50,646 12.00% phone solicitations
2008 Kids Wish Network $491,561 $432,574 $58,987 12.00% recruitment, fundraising
2008 Firefighters Charitable Foundation $208,730 $172,997 $35,733 17.10% fundraising
2008 Disabled Police Officers of America Inc. $125,477 $113,671 $11,806 9.40% fundraising
2008 Disabled Police Officers Counseling Center $272,343 $245,831 $26,512 9.70% fundraising
2008 Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation $491,669 $432,625 $59,044 12.00% fundraising
2009 Disabled Police Officers Counseling Center $316,284 $286,414 $29,870 9.40% fundraising
2009 American Foundation For Disabled Children $450,824 $423,799 $27,025 5.99% prof f/r
2009 American Breast Cancer Foundation $681,398 $529,261 $152,137 22.33% telemarketing service
2009 Disabled Police Officers of America Inc. $364,585 $333,132 $31,453 8.63% fundraising for disabled police of
2009 Woman To Woman Breast Cancer Foundation $4,945,873 $4,875,508 $70,365 1.42% prof f/r
2009 Reserve Police Officers Association $1,035,879 $980,220 $55,659 5.37% phone solicit
2009 Kids Wish Network $954,638 $835,413 $119,225 12.49% fundraiser
2009 Breast Cancer Relief Foundation $8,298,066 $7,480,329 $817,737 9.85% telemarketing
2009 Police Protective Fund $188,312 $165,715 $22,597 12.00% phone solicitations
2009 Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation $606,529 $450,134 $156,395 25.80% fundraising
2010 Police Protective Fund $65,666 $58,670 $6,996 10.65% phone solicitations
2010 Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation $290,354 $194,519 $95,835 33.01% fundraiser
2010 United States Deputy Sheriffs' Association $103,973 $92,935 $11,038 10.62% fundraising
2010 Woman To Woman Breast Cancer Foundation $4,028,747 $3,700,606 $328,141 8.10% prof f/r
2010 American Breast Cancer Foundation $68,455 $54,576 $13,879 20.30% telemarketing
2010 American Foundation For Disabled Children $1,620,406 $1,345,252 $275,154 17.00% professional fundraising
2010 Reserve Police Officers Association $1,221,201 $1,147,929 $73,272 6.00% phone solicit
2010 Kids Wish Network $836,536 $729,208 $107,328 12.80% advocacy, fundraising and recruitment
2010 Disabled Police Officers of America Inc. $332,775 $303,092 $29,683 8.90% fundraising
2010 Disabled Police Officers Counseling Center $491,554 $461,436 $30,118 6.10% fundraising
2011 United States Deputy Sheriffs' Association $2,732 $3,096 $-364 -13.30% fundraising
2011 Reserve Police Officers Association $474,167 $400,527 $73,640 15.50% phone solicit
2011 Disabled Police Officers of America Inc. $90,383 $72,924 $17,459 19.30% fundraising
2011 Disabled Police Officers Counseling Center $117,971 $93,360 $24,611 20.90% fundraising
TOTALS $33,006,034 $29,846,799 $3,159,235 9%

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.