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Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association
January 10, 2013

I was an active volunteer and board member in my local chapter. Then the celebrity national board decided to force our local chapters to send half of the money we worked hard to raise locally to their national office. That office pays over $ 1 million executive compensation and also rents highest priced office space available in Cicago. This caused many locals to layoff direct service staff. At least three former chapters have had to leave the National organization in order to provide high quality local services. And they have been treated with revenge by the National. But they are continuing to provide excellent services and even contribute to research without the overhead reduction the National applies.
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Would you volunteer for this group again?

Unlikely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A little

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Somewhat badly

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Unlikely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

MY ROLE:
Volunteer