America's worst charities

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

The solicitorsLino's

Also doing business as: Lino's Inc


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 Reserve Police Officers Association $41,426 $33,140 $8,286 20.00% phone solicit
2009 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $37,471 $28,926 $8,545 22.80% fundraising & call to action
2009 Firefighters Burn Fund $25,907 $22,021 $3,886 15.00% telemarketing
2009 Defeat Diabetes Foundation $81,668 $65,334 $16,334 20.00% tel
2010 Children's Charity Fund $50,210 $40,809 $9,401 18.70% telemarketing
2010 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $15,551 $12,604 $2,947 18.95% fundraising & call to action
2010 Defeat Diabetes Foundation $49,158 $39,326 $9,832 20.00% telemarketing
2010 Firefighters Burn Fund $49,603 $42,158 $7,445 15.00% telemarketing
2010 Hope Cancer Fund $8,256 $5,441 $2,815 34.10% mail & phone solicitations
2010 Reserve Police Officers Association $33,662 $26,940 $6,722 20.00% phone solicit
TOTALS $392,912 $316,699 $76,213 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.