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Robert N

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Review for Amnesty International USA, Inc., New York, NY, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

I began donating to Amnesty a few years ago. I believe in what they do. However, they have the most predatory fund raising practices of any national charity I am familiar with. Respond to one of their fund raising calls with a donation and a few weeks later the fund raising calls invariably resume for yet another crisis. Repeat this pattern ad nauseam. I have asked them numerous times to place me on their do not call list. I said I would be happy to support them, just please stop the calls. At last I thought my request would be respected. I spoke to a polite representative, he assured me my request would be honored, I made a donation, then the calls restarted. For the last several weeks they have been calling twice a day. My answering machine has been screening calls. Last night they called again at the same time and I decided to pick up. This time I asked to be struck from all their lists. Not that I expect this request to be honored any more than the others. But I am through with them. My advice is to pick a higher rated human rights charity to support, unless, of course, you want to be hounded by incessant fund raising.

Was your donation impactful?

Likely

How likely is it that you would recommend that a friend donate to this group?

No

How likely are you to donate to this group again?

No

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Donor