OPERATION LOOKOUT NATIONAL CENTER FOR MISSING YOUTH

Rating: 2 stars   9 reviews

Issues: Human Services, Crime & Law

Location: 6320 Evergreen Way Ste 201 Everett WA 98203 USA

Mission: OPERATION LOOKOUT -founded 1984, provides parents with missing children casework in conjunction with law enforcement and authorities, nat'l and int'l. 24 Hour helpline for ER's and Sightings. There is never a fee for service. Staff are volunteer and paid. Our goal is to recover a missing child swiftly using broadscope picture broadcasting and the internet, and search techniques customized to fit the case at-hand.
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Rating: 1 stars  

I got a cold call on my newly activated landline, for a "Williams" (not me). I stated that it must be a wrong number, and the caller identified themselves as a charity to help kids with cancer. The caller ID read "Operation Lookou" (sic). Then they proceeded to get me to donate, and I asked for additional information to see where money was being spent. I got a non-answer that they're very responsible with their money. Then I research them on the web and see their dismal record for giving. This pathetic excuse for a charity should be shut down.

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If you have a complaint because the call center we have outsourced fundraising and communications to has misrepresented anything to you, please contact us at your earliest opportunity at oladmin@operationlookout.org. Funds do not remain LOCAL; they are used for missing children cases generated from any state for any duration. Funds are never given to a specific case but are generated for the good of all registered missing children. Any concern over how the proceeds are split will be answered by OPERATION LOOKOUT directly based on the annual IRS 990 report and PIE CHART for the previous year; those figures will vary year by year, and funds have a greater program element than is often understood. Visit www.operationlookout.org for full disclosure.

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