America's worst charities

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

The solicitorsPJG Sales

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 $13,595 $11,807 $1,788 13.20% fundraising & call to action
2010 Operation Lookout National Center for Missing Youth $20,397 $17,404 $2,993 14.67% fundraising & call to action
TOTALS $33,992 $29,211 $4,781 14%

Last updated 12/09/2014 © 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.