Tragedies are one of the things that unite people together. People often are willing to donate money in an effort to help those affected. Rebecca Phoenix, with the Better Business Bureau, talks about why bbb.org is more reliable for donating money to a legitimate charity than raising funds as an individual.
Phoenix also says that if you don’t find a certain charity it doesn’t they aren’t legitimate.
Scammers are ready and waiting to take your hard earned money so please do your research before making a donation.