They won’t use it for the reasons they tell you.
Within hours of Superstorm Sandy slamming the East Coast two years ago, Americans opened their wallets to help — donating millions to the first charity that came to mind: the American Red Cross.
President Obama, like most elected officials and celebrities, vouched for the organization,encouraging people to give.
In the months after the disaster, the Red Cross touted its success in delivering food, clothes and shelter to tens of thousands of people left homeless by the storm. Gail McGovern, the Red Cross president and CEO, told NBC News two weeks after the storm: “I think that we are near flawless so far in this operation.”
The truth, however, is different.
Read it all- and don’t give anything to the Red Cross if you don’t want it to be misused. And I happen to know at first hand how…
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