America's worst charities

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

The solicitorsVehicle Donation Processing Center


Known state disciplinary actions

Check out the details in our disciplinary actions database

States bringing actions Number of known actions Outcomes Total fines
Florida, New Jersey 3 Fine/penalties $35,376

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 National Veterans Service Fund $2,675,924 $2,143,164 $532,760 19.90% prof f/r
2009 Children's Wish Foundation International $1,816,372 $1,496,876 $319,496 17.59% vehicle processing
2009 National Veterans Service Fund $4,471,012 $3,528,818 $942,194 21.07% prof f/r
2010 Children's Cancer Fund of America $2,050,585 $1,502,929 $547,656 26.71% car auctio
2010 Cancer Fund of America $904,552 $745,676 $158,876 17.60% car auction
2010 National Veterans Service Fund $6,542,140 $5,088,948 $1,453,192 22.20% prof f/r
TOTALS $18,460,585 $14,506,411 $3,954,174 21%

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.