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March 30, 2016
The Michigan AG's office found that those nonprofits that used a professional for-profit telemarketing fundraiser received only 1/3 of funds raised.
"The majority of donations brought in through professional fundraisers — people or organizations that solicit contributions on behalf of a charity in exchange for compensation — never made it to the Michigan charity they were meant to benefit, the Michigan Attorney General's Office reports.
"Only about 33 cents of every dollar actually made it to one of the Michigan charities when a professional fundraiser was involved, according to a report compiled by the Michigan Attorney General's Office examining the past year."--Brad Devereaux, MLive