Major Jewish Organizations Again on NY-AG Telemarketing Hit List

New York State’s Attorney General has released the annual “Pennies for Charity” fundraising report showing that for-profit telemarketers operating in New York in 2013 retained the majority of the funds (51.6%) they raised on behalf of charities – more than $156 million that was intended to support charitable causes.

Included organizations are:

Gross Telemarketing Receipts Net to Charity
American Israel Public Affairs Committee $172,883.30 $94,860.02
B’nai B’rith $70,461.00 $4,001.11
Jewish Federations of North America, Inc. $87,102.00 $50,471.18
Jewish Museum $103,643.00 $55,653.20
United Jewish Federation of Northeastern NY, Inc. $1,138.00 ($412.20)