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Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

CN Advisory: High Concern

The Second Mile

Providing children with help and hope

1402 South Atheron Street State College, PA 16801
tel: (814) 237-1719   Web Site
EIN: 23-2061185

 
 
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On November 15, 2011, Fox News reported on the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s investigation of The Second Mile in an article titled, "State Investigating Ex-Penn State Coach Sandusky's Charity Amid Child Sex Abuse Case." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see the Fox News article.

  • On November 16, 2011, Fox News published an article titled, "EXCLUSIVE: Charity's Donors Kept in Dark About Penn State Sex Abuse Investigation." For more information, please see the Fox News article.

  • On January 25, 2012, Patriot-News published an article titled, "Second Mile charity sued by former board member who wants donations back." For more information, please see the Patriot-News article.

  • On June 22, 2012, The New York Times published an article titled, "Sandusky Guilty of Sexual Abuse of 10 Young Boys." For more information, please see The New York Times article.

  • On June 28, 2012, The Philadelphia Inquirer published an article titled, "Motion seeks to bar transfer of Second Mile assets." For more information, please see The Philadelphia Inquirer article.

  • On July 12, 2012, The Chronicle of Philantrhropy published an article titled, "Second Mile Leaders Knew About Sandusky's Conduct With Boys, Says Report." For more information, please see The Chronicle of Philantrhropy article.

  • On August 2, 2012, The Philadelphia Inquirer published an article titled, "Second Mile calls off plans for probe." For more information, please see The Philadelphia Inquirer article.

  • On January 12, 2016, WPVI-TV published an article titled, "Charity Founded By Jerry Sandusky Asks For OK To Close." For more information, please see the WPVI-TV article.

  • On July 14, 2016, WJAC-TV published an article titled, "Penn State believes Second Mile should pay some of Sandusky victims' claims." For more information, please see the WJAC-TV article.

  • On October 18, 2017, ABC 27 News published an article titled, "Jerry Sandusky denied new trial on child sex abuse charges." For more information, please see the ABC 27 News article.

On March 15, 2016, Nonprofit Quarterly reported on the operations of The Second Mile, a former charity that has recently dissolved, in an article titled, "PA Judge OKs Closing of Sandusky's Scandal-Plagued Second Mile Charity." For more information, please see the Nonprofit Quarterly article.

  • On March 10, 2016, The Center Daily published an article titled, "Judge rules in favor of The Second Mile's Petition." For more information, please see The Center Daily article.

  • On May 16, 2016, The Tribune Review published an article titled, "State may investigate whether Second Mile knew of Sandusky's abuses." For more information, please see The Tribune Review article.

  • On September 5, 2017, The Philadelphia Inquirer published an article titled, "Penn State signals possible suit against Sandusky charity." For more information, please see The Philadelphia Inquirer article.

  • On March 20, 2019, The Post-Gazette published an article titled, "Penn State reaches financial settlement with Jerry Sandusky's defunct charity, Second Mile." For more information, please see The Post-Gazette article.


The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 23-2061185
Name in IRS Master File The Second Mile
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Activities
Foundation Status
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Affiliation
Group Name [Not Applicable]
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  • August, 2015
  • August, 2014
  • August, 2013
  • August, 2012
  • August, 2011

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The Second Mile
1402 South Atheron Street
State College, PA 16801
tel: (814) 237-1719
fax: (814) 237-4605
EIN: 23-2061185

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