The holidays are generally a timeof giving for many. However, this creates an opportunity for scammers to solicit donations to linetheir own pockets.
Beware of solicitations from charities that don'tnecessarily deliver on their promises or are ill-equipped to carry out theirplans. The BBB also advises resisting demands for on-the-spot donations.
Always research charities with the BBB before you donate tosee if the charity meets the BBB's 20 Standards for CharityAccountability. Up-to-date reports on local and national charities areavailable at www.bbb.org/charity.