Four Connected Cancer Charities Con People out of 187 mil

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  1. KILL KILL

    KILL KILL Gold Belt

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    This is probably one of the most heinous things I've ever heard.


    http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/19/us/sc...l&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

    So all 4 charities were owned by members of the same family that kept or spent 97% of the money raised.
     
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  2. Krallang

    Krallang Pleb

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    Expose them all to lethal doses of Radiation and let them die from cancer.
     
  3. Bukowski82

    Bukowski82 Buckle up belt

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    Whoa. That's some seriously fucked up shit...
     
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    HAWTRIDDUM Gold Belt Platinum Member

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    They deserve to have all their assets seized and sent to prison for a nice long visit.
     
  5. second sight

    second sight Reversing Submissions from Father Time

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    they discovered this 186 million dollars too late
     
  6. ILLogic

    ILLogic Brown Belt

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    I worked for the American Cancer Society. While they're not on the list, they're shady as fuck.
     
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    The con has moved on to veterans charities.
     
  8. ripskater

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    I've heard this before. The Susan Komen organization was like that too. Not much in donations actually went to finding "cures". I've been to high school athletic events where the players wear pink and donate money to it. It gives me a sick feeling cause it seems like a scam. I think the athletes mean well but they have no clue that people are lining there pockets with those "donations" what they're doing won't really do much good.
     
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  9. ILLogic

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    These charities are so full of shit. Inflated salaries, bonuses, great travel accommodations, top heavy, snake oil sales, and the services they claim to provide are really provided by volunteers acting on their behalf. When I worked for ACS I used to ask so many WTF questions, and was given BS answers. And much of the leadership have worked for other large charities. They make a career out of exploiting pain.
     
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    speakhandsforme Black Belt

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    A LOT of charities in plain view spend copious amounts of donor funds on recruitment, exorbitant salaries, and advertisement.
     
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  11. ILLogic

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    First question I asked at ACS was, "Who do I contact within ACS to assist people who can't afford treatment or can't pay their bills while receiving treatment?"

    The response was, "We don't provide funds for that. We would direct them to one of the local charities."

    Don't give them your money.
     
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  12. ripskater

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    Remember the NFL does this too in October. Breast cancer awareness month. They say buy the pink jersey to support breast cancer cures. It's all a scam when you consider wear the money goes.
     
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  13. sangreporsangre

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    Yea in this case only 3% of the funds raised went to the actual people in need, but I'm pretty sure I've read somewhere that even the best of the best charities only give around 20%, and I think the average is probably like 10%. Everything else to "administrative costs" of course.
     
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    Wow that makes me furious
     
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    HereticBD Titanium Belt

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    You know what though? The legit cancer charities aren't much better.
     
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    Serana Destroyer. Banned

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    100% of the money should be given to the people in need.
     
  18. MassDistortion

    MassDistortion You will be the last of the Mohicans!

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    Is anyone honestly surprised? I actually thought about this the other day. Hundreds of millions of dollars donated and from what I can tell cancer research(for the most part) is pretty stagnant.
     
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    But just imagine how much more waste and inefficiency would have been created if some public sector schlubs were running these charities.

    We're always ahead of the game if we keep the government out of trying to help people. And let the profit driven entrepreneurs lead the charge. Hasn't the American health care system at least taught us that much??
     

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