Some Tornado Fund-Raisers Are Blowing Hot Air

December 2, 2013 Michael 0

Your BBB receives calls and visits to our web site daily by people wanting to investigate the legitimacy of a charity before making a donation. The National Weather Service says 24 tornadoes struck Illinois, 28 hit Indiana and 6 hit […]

Celebrate “Giving Tuesday” December 3rd

November 29, 2013 Amanda 0

The Tuesday following Black Friday and Cyber Monday is coming to be known as Giving Tuesday.  This will be the second year for the Giving Tuesday movement, a day in which people from around the world come together to “kick […]

Disaster Relief

November 21, 2013 Tom 0

In recent weeks we’ve seen a major natural disaster in the Philippines with tens of thousands dead and missing, and tornadoes in the Midwest.  Your Tri-State Better Business Bureau wants to remind our readers to be careful when deciding to […]

Tips on Making Donations to Charity

November 1, 2013 Amanda 0

As the calendar turns from October to November, people start to think about family gatherings, turkey and holiday shopping.  You may also be thinking about donating food, clothing or cash to help out those in need.  Your BBB has the […]

Donate to “Pink” Causes Wisely

October 11, 2013 Susan 0

Fall might be in the air, but pink is definitely the color of the month. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and from products and logos, to signs and events, everything around us seems to be painted in pink. […]

Happy Holidays from Your BBB!

December 21, 2012 Amanda 0

We, here at the BBB, would like to send out warm holiday wishes to everyone!  We also want to thank you for your loyal readership.  We hope to continue to bring you interesting and timely information throughout 2013.  Our offices […]

Tis’ the Season for Holiday Scams

December 3, 2012 Tom 0

Looking forward to the holidays? So are the scammers. As many begin to make their holiday gift list and charity donations, unscrupulous scammers are gearing up to deck the halls with their tried and true holiday scams. Better Business Bureau […]

Don’t Be Defrauded By Sandy Scammers

November 6, 2012 Michael 0

In light of Hurricane Sandy that pounded the East Coast, the BBB cautions people to look out for scam artists who will seek to profit off the disaster. People are already posing as representatives of cable TV companies, cell phone […]

Texting Donations

October 12, 2012 Amanda 0

Most people have seen or heard commercials on how to “text to give” to a certain charity, but how do you know where the money is actually going? The BBB Wise Giving Alliance has partnered with the Mobile Giving Foundation […]