Making Money on the Plight of Veterans / NorthwestCitizen, Dick Conoboy

Fri, Jan 29, 2016, 6:44 pm  Dick Conoboy

As a veteran, I am a more than a bit sensitive about those who would profit over the condition of veterans in the US especially since those who send those soldiers into combat have little regard for their plight once they return. The vultures circle in the absence of support. A particularly odious practice is forming a charity that spends an inordinate amount for overhead and salaries. This particular veteran oriented charity (Wounded Warriors Project whose logo appears above) advertises widely on TV with the help of celebrities who are either duped into or complicit in the charade. […]

Read Dick’s complete post on NorthwestCitizen here.

Dick also recommends “A good source of information on charities is CharityWatch.org,” and says: “In Whatcom County there is an excellent veterans self help group, Growing Veterans.  Check it out.  A chance to give locally to an award winning group.”

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