KKTV – TV CBS News 11: Beware of Scams When Donating This Holiday Season
Giving Tuesday falls on Nov. 29 and is one of the biggest days for organizations to receive donations.
“November and December are the biggest giving seasons of the year,” explained Dominic Kalms, CEO and Founder of B Generous. “40% of all donations in the United States come in the last 2 months of the year. Charity is a big dollar game in the United States. About half a trillion dollars are donated to charitable organizations in America.”
Unfortunately, scammers are also aware of the giving spirit around the holidays and try to take advantage of it.
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