Next review the detailed expense attachments which are at the end of both the 2006 and 2007 reports. You have to make your own decisions on who to give to and I am a big skeptic, but sometimes taking the time talk to someone and seeing with your own eyes makes a difference. But I had my suspicions about these Indian charities, but I never really took the time to follow up on my hunches until today, when I came across your expose. We support programs on the reservations that are serving entire communities or populations such as Elders or students or the home-bound. And added, you would be giving opportunity to many who do in fact no have transportation into the bigger cities for a job? Perhaps you should evaluate a charity on what they do today and not what was in the press years ago an obviously opinion based article or a lawsuit that was initiated 13 years ago! They are taking advantage to their own financial benefit. Since the information and the groups offering help change so often, the best thing for you to do is check out the latest information from.
They were taken to the Bosque Redondo. Still, trying to be rational, I researched any connection between ninemillion. Employees blew the whistle on the organization's dubious fundraising pitches, which they said were manipulative exaggerations and lies. At this point she learned that I was in control of the conversation and hung up the phone. So imagine my excitement when I found a way to actually help for a living. One of our large donors asked me 20 years ago to research the charities she was giving money to. The number of Indian-themed charities has been increasing steadily over the past 10 years, and the money has been flowing to non-Indian organizations in record amounts.
These charities exploit the tremendous reservoir of goodwill that exists worldwide for Indian people, agrees Vernon Bellecourt, an leader. They feed hundreds of people everyday that without them would go hungry. I have myself on the do not call list, and have told them to stop over and over again. It was from the Concil of Indian Nations, a front organization for the National Relief Council, which apparently spends more of its money on staffers than it does on the people they are supposed to be helping. By the autumn of 1866 Manuelito and his people were starving and so finally surrendered. First review their 2008 financial statement, also available on Guidestar. Southwest Indian Council Now that I am retired I have cut back on these donations.
And for over 20 years?? But even more strange is the fact that the Gila River tribal government office doesn't know of the charity. Attorney Amanda Marshall alleged that he had not paid any of it out for that purpose. Your cart is currently empty. According to an October 21, 2013, from the U. So, what happens to the other 85 percent? They are about as bad as Feature Films for Families a Mormon-affiliated film distribution group with their repeated telemarketing calls.
They have since moved up. Please consider giving a gift to help spread Holiday cheer, and help us distribute needed items such as Christmas stockings, winter fuel, and food. We realize that being open is important, and so I am responding to you now. I am glad I read this article. In my opinion the ones who do this sort of thing are no better than the ones who took advantage of the Native Indian in the country years ago! The Southwest Indian Research Council is a name used by a nonprofit called National Relief Charities, now based in Sherman, Tex. It is therefore likely that he or she posted the comment from a computer owned by the parent organization of the American Indian Relief Council. What about all the millions of dollars their 500 employees in Manila, in the Philippines is making? Out of the 25, about 20 were rotten.
I recently received a letter in the mail from the , signed by Brian J. This charity refused to provide materials to the American Institute of Philanthropy, or to the Better Business Bureau. In this case in the Philippines. Now, that may be for personal reasons, but to me personally, if a person has a statement to share of the good of a company, then why not be legitimate and referrance their real name?? On a given day, we may call about a blizzard or tornado, kids starting school without school supplies, contaminated drinking water in a community, food bank shortages, or other needs related to health, housing, or safety… those basic human needs that go unmet unless someone calls attention to them. The Mohave resisted Spanish and American settlers until 1859, when they lost a battle to U.
So let me tell you more about us. And a 1998 statement of position from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants allows charities to account for part of their fundraising costs as a program expense if the fundraising material has an educational bent. We work with over 1,000 such programs every year. We have always kept our focus on programs and the people we serve, rather than ratings and what is online. Pale Moon claims Native ancestry and says she created the organization so that young American Indians wouldn't have to feel ashamed--the way she supposedly did--about their heritage.
The organization meets this standard. My best friend told me about one of them 40 years ago. The Mohave farmed the lower Colorado River basin for 800 years. Yes it is a decent job till you get fired. It is sad to see this misinformation being repeated. Visitors can access my new blog by. I appreciate that some of the facts included in Dr.
So once you tell them to stop, they must. They showed up and held signs against the pow wow. This cultural bias is further betrayed by the emphasis on how some families asked to have the meals frozen so they could eat at Christmas. Past lawsuits, bad ratings, high adminastration costs, who cares, they are making a huge difference in people lives for the better. Note that I calculated the numbers above on a cash basis. The question is what does she have in the garage? This company consistently looks for ways to improve their charity ratings and will have their percentages in line very soon. The most important thing we provide is hope.