Wounded Warrior Project: A Comparative Analysis

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Luke 12:33 indicates, “Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys” (Bible, New International Version). Giving to charitable causes have existed for a long time. In today’s culture, there is a struggle between what is best, either to give freely indiscriminately or to spend by focusing on elimination of the causes of poverty. While charity and philanthropy have similar intents, their intended pathways are different. Individual donations and corporation contribution vary. Additionally, there is a split between focusing on causes internationally in order to provide the most effective use of the dollar, or to focus domestically. Is the adequacy of philanthropy within the borders of the United States and does it meets or exceed that of other nations? I believe these two different…show more content…
That is because they include some promotional items, direct response advertising, and shipping and postage costs. Take that out, and the figures look more like what charity watchdogs say -- that only 54 to 60 percent of donations go to help wounded service members” (Reid and Janisch). “Steven Nardizzi has been CEO since 2009. In 2014 he was paid nearly half a million dollars, which is in line with similar-sized charities. However, many former employees told CBS News they thought it was too much, and Nardizzi defended his salary to the CBS Norfolk affiliate last April. Charity watchdog Daniel Borochoff says his biggest concern is that the group is sitting on a $248 million surplus -- and not enough of it is being spent on veterans. "It would be helpful if these hundreds of millions of dollars were being spent to help veterans in the shorter term in a year or two rather than being held for a longer term," Borochoff said” (Reid and

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