Subject:  Charity Watchdog

Some sound good but are not doing the right thing
Here is a link where you can find many charities.

 Rating Veterans Charities:

Among the best:



Armed Services YMCA of the USA


Fisher House Foundation


Homes For Our Troops


Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund


Iraq & Afghanistan Veterans of America


National Military Family Association


Operation Homefront N.O.


Semper Fi Fund / Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund



One of them.... American Veterans Relief Foundation KEPT ALL THE DONATIONS!!!!

These veterans charities flunked:

Eight veterans charities received F grades in the latest report from the American Institute of Philanthropy, a national charity watchdog group.

Of 21 veterans charities reviewed, the AIP gave F's to these: American Ex-Prisoners of War Service Foundation, American Veterans Relief Foundation, AMVETS National Service Foundation, Paralyzed Veterans of America, Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation, Help Hospitalized Veterans, NCOA National Defense Foundation and Vietnow National Headquarters.

These groups got D's:

Blinded Veterans Association,

Disabled American Veterans,

Soldiers Angels,

United Spinal Association

** Wounded Warrior Project  **

Veterans of the Vietnam War &

The Veterans Coalition,

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund  

World War II Veterans Committee.