Often donating is giving from the heart, not the mind. This is a benevolent and satisfying action. Yet prudence needs to prevail to ensure our donations fulfill our intentions in giving. Experience indicates it is worth our investment in time and effort to “check-out” our selected not-for-profit organizations. Doing our homework can result in granting our best gift of all to our intended recipients.

Below are three Internet sights that can guide our thinking and giving and make our sincere donations the best, most valuable they can be to reach those to whom we wish to assist. You may do an Internet search and find many others.

Charity Watch
Star News On Line
Charity Village

 NOTE: Charity Navigator has given these veterans charities a Zero (0) star rating.