Want To Donate Locally? Don’t Put It In The Wrong Hands

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Today’s Bottom Line column:

A dedicated locavore knows, often by word of mouth, the best places to buy locally produced food. Community-minded people who also want to donate to a local charity, however, often turn to a national charity whose funding trickles down to area programs.

That’s not the best use of your dollars, says Marsha Levinson Mason, the former director of the United Way’s Nonprofit Resource center and currently chairwoman of Mary’s Place board of directors.

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