April 18, 2013
Planning to make a donation to support the victims of the Boston marathon bombing? Before you do, watch this short interview with our President & CEO, Ken Berger, which includes important advice for how to make sure your money gets to the victims. Below the video we offer information on charities collecting donations as well as some additional tips.
Charities that have been Rated by Charity Navigator
Funds Unrated by Charity Navigator
We list these unrated appeals to support the Boston Marathon Bombing victims, with the information we have been able to obtain about each, to help inform potential donors. However, we caution that gifts to these funds carry more risk than gifts to a well-established, fully vetted charity.
Here are some things to keep in mind in your efforts to support a Boston Marathon Bombing related fund:
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