June 15th, 2012, 03:38 PM
International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
Long time no see, if any of you remember me from a couple years back. Anyway, now that I'm employed I want to donate money where I can. I have donated to IFCJ before, but I just wanted to see if any of you here have any experience with this group. I know they're legit and BBB accredited, but I just want to give to someone who will do God's will with my money and that most of it will go to helping people and not to their salaries. I went to the BBB website:
And saw that the founder makes a salary of 678k. It kind of made me mad, but I'm still young and what do I know about this stuff. He could be giving most of that away for all I know.
ANYWAY, my question is: do any of you know if this is a good charity to give to?
June 15th, 2012, 05:16 PM
I gave a one time donation...under $50.00 Now I split my donations up between a local church who has a food bank ministry and RR
June 16th, 2012, 01:52 AM
I gave a one-time donation to this organization and their website says funds go to needy Jewish people/families to relocate them to Israel and provide food. However, I since discovered Joel Rosenberg's "Joshua Fund" which provides similar needs and Joel is Christian Jew and I know the beliefs/faith behind this organization. It is good to donate to an organization that is based on Christian principals. Here is Joel Rosenberg's website.
June 16th, 2012, 10:52 AM
I wouldn't personally donate to an organizaton that gave it's ceo, president, founder, etc. 678K in salary. While salaries are usually necessary because everyone needs to eat, folks running or involved in non-profits don't need to be getting rich from them, in my view, and 678K is way overkill. Those that seek wealth should do it outside of non-profits, by my way of thinking. A non-profit board that supports a salary like that for a founder isn't a board that I could trust to manage the assets of a non-profit.
Originally Posted by Megan