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Do you know where your charitable money is going?

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NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -

When you give to charity, do you really know where your money is going?

The Center for Investigative Reporting and the Tampa Bay Times released a year-long study called America's Worst Charities.

The top offender from their study was the Kids Wish Network.

According to the last 10 years of tax documents, they've taken in $127 million in donations, but nearly $110 million of that has gone to solicitors who are trying to raise more money.

Another charity, the Cancer Fund of America, took in $98 million and spent more than $80 million on solicitors, money that people donated to help patients dealing with a life-threatening disease.

The bottom line from the study is know where your money is going, and do your research before you write a check.

Read the full study here: http://www.tampabay.com/americas-worst-charities/#

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