If you had a million dollars to give to charity what charity would you choose an

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  1. Sturgeonl profile image87
    Sturgeonlposted 6 years ago

    If you had a million dollars to give to charity what charity would you choose and why?

  2. dmop profile image82
    dmopposted 6 years ago

    I wouldn't give it to charity; I would use it to create high paying jobs for people who desperately need them. There are some good charities, but nearly all of them are paying a CEO among others a large salary. The research I did many years ago when I was looking for charities to give to was literally disgusting. They get passes to operate tax free as non-profits, while they do help people; the majority of their income usually goes to pay people to head offices of different sorts. I think it is dishonest; if I donate money for a purpose it should be used for that purpose, not to line the pockets of greedy CEOs.

    1. teaches12345 profile image93
      teaches12345posted 6 years agoin reply to this

      I like dmop's idea. Charity giving is wonderful but the opportunity to actually be a part of the process is so rewarding.

  3. Cherrietgee profile image77
    Cherrietgeeposted 6 years ago

    If I had a million dollars to give to the charity of my choice, I would choose to give the money to myself...seeing as how my given name is actually "Charity".

    1. Sturgeonl profile image87
      Sturgeonlposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      How cute!!

  4. Ciel Clark profile image78
    Ciel Clarkposted 6 years ago

    I would pay for promising students from around the world to get the best education.

  5. cat on a soapbox profile image96
    cat on a soapboxposted 6 years ago

    I would divide it up and support Make a Wish, United Cerebral Palsy, and another disabled children's charity.

  6. Vegas Elias profile image47
    Vegas Eliasposted 6 years ago

    I feel giving charity to UNICEF is a good option because UNICEF has the necessary machinery required for disbursing aid to the desired target groups. In most other charities the targeted groups do not actually receive the benefits. At least this is the case in India unfortunately.

  7. Debra Dillon profile image72
    Debra Dillonposted 6 years ago

    I would give it to multiple ones. Like My Fathers Heart, American Red Cross and Donate Life! Sadly their are a lot of people who need help and aren't getting that help. Like homelessness and hungry, cancer and no one donating their organs. I wish I had a million dollars to give to charities, sadly I don't.

    1. Debra Dillon profile image72
      Debra Dillonposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      oh and fantastic question!

  8. amramirez profile image60
    amramirezposted 6 years ago

    Wow, that's a hard one... Im not sure if I could pick just one. My son was a premie so I have donated to March of dimes before. My daughter had to go to Riley's children hospital and I have donated to them, as well as breast cancer and cancer research... I donate Plasma regularly to help stem cell and various other researches so ... If I had a million dollars I would put as much as I could in each charity.I can't pick just one.

  9. daisydayz profile image86
    daisydayzposted 6 years ago

    half to cancer research and half to parkinsons and alzheimers research. These are the things that effect most people, making head way in curing them or developing drugs to help is most importatnt to me.

  10. Angela Kane profile image74
    Angela Kaneposted 6 years ago

    I would choose to give a million dollars to the Red Cross because they are everywhere in the world and they provide the best assistance for people in trouble.

  11. mattodom profile image61
    mattodomposted 6 years ago

    I would give it to the Jimmy Fund charity, too many people lose others due to cancer.

 
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