- Don't give to charities you've never heard of without first checking with the Better Business Bureau to make sure they're legitimate.
- Avoid making donations if you receive unsolicited phone calls or emails even if they claim to represent a well known charity. Instead, contact a legitimate charity directly by phone or through their website.
- If you are suspicious of a charity, request information about the organization be sent through the mail before you contribute.
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CHAPEL HILL If you are considering making a charitable donation please consider the following tips:
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