Secretary of State releases 2009 Charities Report

JACKSON, MS (WLOX) - The Secretary of State's Office kicked off its "Check your Charities" campaign Monday with the release of the 2009 Charities Report.

"With the holiday season right around the corner, Mississippians will begin to remember those who are less fortunate," Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said. "Mississippians are some of the most generous in the nation, and we want to make sure that generosity is not taken advantage of."

The 2009 Charities Report details financial information for every registered charity in the State. Not only can Mississippians make sure their hard earned dollars are well spent in their donations, but they can also ensure the charity is actually registered to solicit funds in the State.

"It is most important Mississippians make sure the charity of their choice donates the maximum amount of funds to the actual charitable purpose of the organization. The 2009 Charities Report arms our citizens with that knowledge."

Click here to view the 2009 Charities Report online.

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