Tag Archive: charities

Sep 11 2015

BBB Wise Giving Alliance


BBB Wise Giving Alliance Issues Donor Advisory for Syrian Refugee Assistance Arlington, VA – September 8, 2015–As the Syrian refugee crisis continues to grow, BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) warns donors to be cautious when making donations to assist refugees in need. “Tragedies generate public sympathy but unfortunately also attract scam fund raising efforts,” …

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Nov 05 2013

Bingo benifits victims

“Bags, Boots and Bingo” is a fun and uniquely effective fund raiser supporting the Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison counties. On Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. the event will he held at the East Texas Builders’ Association Event Center at 2023 Alpine Road in Longview, and will …

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May 03 2013

Lone Star State: Charity Scams

It’s sad but true. Following major disasters and tragedies, scam artists impersonate charities to steal money or get private information from well-intentioned taxpayers. Fraudulent schemes involve solicitations by phone, social media, email or in-person. Scam artists use a variety of tactics. Some operate bogus charities that contact people by telephone to solicit money or financial …

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