My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for International Rescue Committee, New York, NY, USA
No doubt the IRC is a worthwhile organization ...one I would not hesitate to recommend for their commitment and good work around the world. Having said this.... A word of caution... when donating via mail. Be advised that without your permission, your name will be shared with many other charitable organizations and the deluge of unsolicited mail will begin. I just called them to request that my name be removed from their lists...which they said they would do. This, of course, does nothing to stop the mail that currently comes relentlessly from all the other charities that initially received my address from them. I am now forced to take it upon myself to try to end this nightmare. No doubt IRC means well but they need to consider and respect the rights and privacy of those generous enough to give to them in the first place.
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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Advise them to refrain from sharing donor information