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8/31/05

Donate With Your Heart and Your Head

A warning from the Better Business Bureau...give with your heart as well as your head.

Disasters such as Hurricane Katrina often make way for scam artists and fake charities. South Plains Better Business Bureau President, Nan Campbell says to ensure you're donating to a legitimate cause never give cash, and solicitors should never pressure you into donating.

"Legitimate charities won't mind you asking questions. In fact they'll probably be very forthcoming with the information," says Campbell.

You can call the Better Business Bureau at (806) 763-0459 with questions or you can ( click here )to make sure the cause you're giving to is legit.

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