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Investigations, Legislation Seek to Shed Light on the Red Cross

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When disasters like the Valley Fire ravage a community, many people donate to the Red Cross, assuming that’s the best way to aid recovery and help victims. But recent investigations question the organization’s efficiency and transparency. A proposed piece of federal legislation, the American Red Cross Sunshine Act, calls for independent oversight of the organization. Join us as we take a closer look at the Red Cross and talk more broadly about donating to disaster relief efforts.

Red Cross Statement Regarding Report from Government Accountability Office


Laura Sullivan, NPR News investigative correspondent

Andrew Sherrill, Author of the report on the American Red Cross recommending increased oversight for the Government Accountability Office

Kyle Sherman, Social Impact Fellow at the Center for High Impact Philanthropy

Sandra Miniutti, vice president of marketing and CFO, Charity Navigator


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