Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Charity Wednesday - Charity Athletic Events

We all know someone who has trained for a run/walk/bike race in an effort to raise money and awareness for a cause.  Before giving $20 to your co-worker training for that marathon he'll run in Vegas, as his personal effort to end the fight against XYZ Horrible Disease, check with the BBB.  Training programs and athletic events can be great ways for charities to support their mission, but as donors we should make sure that the money we donate will go toward the cause, not the fundraising machine behind it.

And for some charity run levity, check this out.

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