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 Kids Wish Network $362,462 $318,095 $44,367 12.20% recruitment, fundraising
2009 Kids Wish Network $335,950 $299,746 $36,204 10.78% fundraiser
2009 Defeat Diabetes Foundation $48,493 $38,754 $9,739 20.10% telemarketing
2010 Defeat Diabetes Foundation $37,488 $30,212 $7,276 19.40% telemarketing
2010 Find the Children $409,161 $298,811 $110,350 26.97% telemarketing
2011 Kids Wish Network $348,821 $304,939 $43,882 12.60% advocacy, fundraising and recruitment
2011 Defeat Diabetes Foundation $30,096 $24,093 $6,003 19.90% telemarketing
TOTALS $1,572,471 $1,314,650 $257,821 16%

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.