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Disabled Veterans National Foundation Investigation Sparked by Anderson Cooper

Comment (1) June 1, 2012

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Following¬† an incendiary CNN Anderson Cooper 360 report accusing the charity Disabled Veterans National Foundation (DVNF) of misusing millions of dollars, a Senate Finance Committee¬† investigation has been launched to take a closer look at the nonprofit’s financials.

Well before this scandal however, starting in 2009, GreatNonprofits members were already negatively reviewing the veterans’ charity, giving it the lowest rating of only one star. Reviewers cited concerns about how donations were spent and the many useless “gifts” received via direct mail through “guilt-based” marketing. (more…)


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