charities

New York state Attorney General and other officials hold a news conference in Manhattan. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

NY Attorney General Cautions About Holiday Charity Donations

New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman cautioned that you should not give to anyone who calls them.

12/01/2014

FILE -- Man working on Pennsylvania Avenue in Long Beach, L.I. on Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

AG: Charities To Release $10 Million In Unspent Donations To Sandy Recovery Effort

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Thursday from hard-hit Long Beach on Long Island that the American Red Cross has pledged an additional $6 million to storm victims.

10/24/2013

Drew Morgan, 42, has been accused of stealing nearly $2-million from charities set up to fund a recreational program for adults and children with special needs. (Credit CBS 2)

Financial Planner Accused Of Stealing Millions From Long Island Charity Funds

The Nassau County district attorney said that Morgan used the money of everything from plane tickets to furniture for his home. He allegedly stole the money over the course of 5 years while servings as the treasurer and board member of the funds.

10/02/2013

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman holds a press conference in Breezy Point, Queens on charities that collected money for superstorm Sandy relief, July 17, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

New York AG Report Finds 42 Percent Of Sandy Donations Unspent

Speaking to reporters Wednesday in the flood- and fire-ravaged Breezy Point section of Queens, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman questioned whether aid money has been spent urgently enough in the nearly nine months since the storm.

07/17/2013

(image: courtesy of New York Blood Center)

6 NYC Charities To Donate To This Holiday Season

If you have a little extra cash on hand this holiday season, consider making donations to organizations that help those in need. Don’t have money to spare? There are still plenty of ways to help others.

CBS New York–12/07/2011

Local charities that deliver food for the sick and elderly have been struggling to cope with rising gas prices. (Credit: CBS 2)

Meal-Delivering Charities Suffering From Skyrocketing Gas Prices

Higher gas prices are hurting consumers, but they’re also rippling through the economy in other ways. The pain at the pump is hitting some charities especially hard.

04/28/2011