Cops hired crooks

What people fail to realize is that the fundraising company keeps what’s in the jar and the sick kids or the police memorial gets what’s in the lid.
What people fail to realize is that the fundraising company keeps what’s in the jar and the sick kids or the police memorial gets what’s in the lid.

Here’s the dirty little secret about charities and foundations that people give so much money to – they’re just like any other business. And like most other businesses one of the main challenges is finding good people to work for you. The Massachusetts Law Enforcement Memorial’s intentions were good when they hired a convicted felon to do fundraising. But for a lot of folks it just doesn’t sit right – a convicted criminal raising money for cops killed in the line of duty. At the end of the day it’s a balancing act for the entities hiring the firms that will actually raise the money. On one side of the scale is the positive PR that comes with headlines that make an organization look good. On the other side of that scale are headlines like, “Police hire convicted felons to raise money for memorial.”

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