The wounded warrior project's ceo wants charity execs to get a big-league salary without worries about high overhead—and he's not shy about selling donor info. Ever since the popular veterans charity wounded warrior project (wwp) was accused of wasting donations on lavish spending in reports by cbs news and the new york times in early 2016, wwp's program percentage (ie, the portion of wwp's expenses used for its veterans programs) has drawn particular attention. When people donate money they expect that the majority of it will go to the actual cause and not line the pockets of some corporate hack or grease the wheels to enable extravagant parties unforunately, when it comes to the wounded warrior project, the people who have been so generous with their. A cbs news investigation into a charity for wounded veterans, the wounded warrior project, looks into how the charity spends its donation money what caught our attention is how the wounded warrior project spends donations compared to other long-respected charities for example, disabled american. Military wounded warrior project sees a drop in donations wounded warrior project attributes sharp drop in donations to 2016 scandal charity anticipates a bright future and vows to continue its mission of helping veterans author: jeff valin published: 8:44 pm edt may 4, 2017 jacksonville, fla - the wounded. The wounded warrior project's top executive says his charity has been unfairly saddled with lower grades from two top charity watchdogs in part because of the florida-based charity's high executive salaries and high fundraising costs.
The wounded warrior project asserts that it spends 80 percent of donations on programs, but former employees and charity watchdogs say the charity inflates its number by using practices such as counting some marketing materials as educational the spending began to attract attention charity watch, an. Wounded warriors in action foundation a free, convenient service for converting that extra car, truck, or rv into a tax deductible donation benefiting wounded warriors in action foundation you can donate online or call 877-999-8322 to make your donation don't donate your car or truck to some charity you have never. Editor's note: as part of a yearlong investigation into charities across the nation, the tampa bay times and its reporting partner, the center for investigative reporting, asked readers in june to su.
The wounded warrior project, the largest and fastest-growing veterans' charity in the us, has been accused of spending millions on lavish conferences and overhead, with only 60 percent of the donations it receives going to veterans. A cbs news investigation is exposing questionable spending within the wounded warrior project a veteran and former employee at the charity, erick millette.
Donations to the wounded warrior project veterans' charity plummeted in the second half of the 2016 fiscal year. The mission of wounded warrior project is to honor and empower wounded warriors by raising awareness, helping injured service members aid and assist each other and providing programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members please note ebay sellers who list items for sale are not directly.