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NATIONAL COMMITTEE TO PRESERVE SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Human Services, Senior Centers, Seniors

Mission: The committee has two primary purposes: (a) bringing about civic betterment and social improvement, and promoting the common good and general welfare of the people by supporting the continuation and improvement of the american social security and medicare systems and working to maintain the integrity of the federal old age and survivors, disability and hospital trust funds; and (b) educating the public on subjects beneficial to the community including the importance of america's social security system.

Community Stories

8 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1

Donor

Rating: 2

I donated a small amount to this organization in May of 2020 and my check was altered to $4100 which was taken out of my checking account. I mailed the check to NCPSS M. The transaction took place in August 2020. I can not trust the staff at this organization. JS (Decatur, Ga.)

Review from Guidestar

8 Jim B.10

General Member of the Public

Rating: 1

If you donate to this organization one time you will be subsequently inundated by numerous solicitations month after month. They have even sent requests for donations or membership fees to my address with incorrect names. I no longer donate to this organization. That being said Congress, especially the Republican party needs to fully understand that this program Social Security is a needed and valuable national insurance plan for people who are not wealthy to have at least some chance of survival and dignity in their retirement years. I donate to Progressive Democrats who are pro Social Security and Medicare. Furthermore, let me just remind people that the Social Security administration operates on about 1.5 To 2% overhead. That is pretty darn efficient.

7 Mason.85

Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 1

There is too much fraud by Social Security and Medicare employees. For those needing disability benefits badly, they die one month and the next month are told they are fit as a thoroughbred horse. This action organization has been given years to clean up the corruption in SSA (including Medicare), but SSA keeps wasting our tax dollars while their employees are caught watching football games during work hours. Or collecting benefits off dead persons Social Security numbers. Can't preserve programs the government employees are purposely running into the ground. I would rate this action group higher if they held SSA's feet to the fire even just once when it comes to treating beneficiaries fairly, and cutting the waste of lazy government employees and sloppy slow programs. Some programs can't be saved, and the bad culture at SSA makes it worth shutting down. Since Medicare is run by SSA, it isn't worth per serving either.

29 Sandy N.2

Donor

Rating: 1

Like many others I was put off by the aggressive fundraising AFTER i became a subscription paying "member." Again and again I receive demands that I renew, all on "government style" stationery.
When I look at their financials I see that of $15m in income some $7m (50%) is for admin and fundraising (the letters I receive I suppose). I assume they push all they can into the "program" category so what on earth do they spend $5m on admin (non fund raising and non-program). I think their salaries and expenses should be reviewed in detail.
I do not like the smell of this and will NOT renew my "membership".

Review from Guidestar

54

Donor

Rating: 2

I've been sending this group my $12 for several years now, but after reading the other reviews and looking at their Form 990 for 2016, I have to agree that it is not an effective use of the money. Someone needs to be out there doing the work. And they are, but what they're mostly doing is sending junk mail and getting fat salaries.

90% of Income is from Membership Dues. 70% of expenses go Direct Mail. They have 36 employees and the President/CEO gets nearly $400,000 a year. 7 more employees get between $115,000 and $240,000 with only a few of them actually lobbying or advocating for Social Security.

Review from Guidestar

62

Donor

Rating: 1

I, too, am appalled by the constant mailings, which must cost the NCPSM money that would be better spent speaking with congress, especially, the GOP members of congress who are bound and determined to cut SS and Medicare.
Their letters are very aggressively asking for more, and more money. They they never, as yet have told me what they have accomplished.
I will no longer donate. I will support my senators and representative in my home state, as they are progressive Democrats.

Review from Guidestar

57

Donor

Rating: 1

I have to agree with the other review. I was turned off by the aggressive language of the last letter I received, and that is why I decided to look up reviews. I will be responding to their letter with these reviews, and demand that they remove my name from their mailing list.

66

Client Served

Rating: 2

The alarming language in solicitations and the frequency of mailings to elderly individuals amounts to coercion. This nonprofit spends most of its income on administration rather than program expenses. Most questions on available reports indicate that no response was received. How does this qualify as "transparent?"

Review from Guidestar