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It may seem obvious, but if you have any questions about the legitimacy of the organization from which you have received a solicitation, or if you are just not sure yet whether you want to give to a cause, or how much to donate, do not provide any credit card or bank account information to the organization.
Once you have reviewed all information from a charity and have made the decision to donate, then work with the organization to get them the money.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|