(New York, NY) – On November 11, Veterans Day, many Americans will seek to honor our veterans and active military personnel for their service and sacrifices to our country. BBB Serving Metro New York encourages those who want to support charities that help veterans and their families to do so - but only after checking the charity first.
“There are trustworthy organizations devoted to remembering and helping our honored Veterans, and we urge donors to be sure the charity they give to is one that is reliable and accountable,” said Claire Rosenzweig, President and CEO of the BBB Serving Metropolitan New York.
If you wish to donate to a veteran or military-affiliated charity, follow these tips:
For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping consumers find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2016, people turned to BBB more than 167 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. The Council of Better Business Bureaus is the umbrella organization for the regional, independent BBBs in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as home to its national and international programs on dispute resolution, advertising review, and industry self-regulation. The BBB Serving Metropolitan New York was founded in 1922. Please visit newyork.bbb.org or bbb.org for more information.