Do Your Research Before Making Donations for Haiti

Posted on Wed,  Jan. 13, 2010 Reported by Megan Strader FOX Kansas News By the time John Thompson logged onto his Twitter account, Wednesday morning, thousands of messages had already popped up telling him how he can donate to help the people of Haiti. “It didn’t really dawn on me until maybe midday and I thought ‘gosh, is anyone really verifying these messages are legitimate and the money people donate is that really going to go to the people in Haiti and is it going to be efficiently spent?’” A majority of the “tweets” give people a number where they send a text and automatically donate a …