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Charitable Giving

Posted Monday, December 17, 2012

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Charitable Giving Charity is in many people's hearts this time of year. And -- don't hold this against them -- it may be on their spreadsheet, too, as they consider year end tax deductions. On the next sound of ideas, Plain Dealer Consumer expert Sheryl Harris joins us to talk about making smart charitable donations. And whether it's spare change in the kettle or writing a fat check, we'll talk about how to make your gift count. Plus, how to avoid uncharitable holiday scams. Monday at 9 on 90.3.

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Community/Human Interest, Economy

Guests

Sheryl Harris, Consumer Columnist, The Plain Dealer
David Holmes, Regional Training Coordinator, The Foundation Center
Major Lurlene-Kay Johnson, Coordinator for Greater Cleveland Area Services, The Salvation Army

Additional Information

Sheryl Harris on consumer affairs
The Foundation Center
How to make sure your donation gets to a good cause: Plain Dealing
Better Business Bureau
Charity Navigator
GuideStar
Charity Watch
Ohio Attorney General

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