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Samantha W.

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Review for Wishing Well Foundation Usa Inc, Metairie, LA, USA

Rating: 1 stars  

There is nothing good I can say or find about this organization. Hard sell telemarketing. Few stories of 'Wishes' available online. They say they do the exact same thing as Make A Wish, but judging from this site, at least in 2008 80% of income was spent on fundraising, with 5% of expenses going to the co-founder.

That's not charity and good-works- it's a scam to make money while likely getting the locations such as Disney (specifically mentioned in the phone conversation) to pay for the hotel/admission- many airlines will poney up the airfare- so occasionally they probably do put together a 'Wish' to quantify what they do.

I prefer to stick to a more reputable organization. There are limited $ for donations these days- I'd like to know it's going where it's supposed to. They wanted to start at $1500 level of 'giving'- for $1500 I'll go to the nearest Children's Hospital and pick out a deserving child myself and pay direct out of pocket. All $1500 spent on THE CHILD.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I was contacted in Las Vegas, NV

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Close Them. Prosecute the brainchild behind it.

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Role:  General Member of the Public & Refused Donation.