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How your charitable donation is used

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The state website details amounts donated to each charity and shows how much of the funds went to the charity and how much did not. The state website details amounts donated to each charity and shows how much of the funds went to the charity and how much did not.

Mississippians are some of the most generous people in the United States when it comes to charitable giving, but Christmas warnings are being sent out to those who donate during holiday season.

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann wants you to be sure your dollars are going for the charity you support and not into someone's pocket. The state website lists charities in Mississippi that accept donations.

The state website details amounts donated to each charity and shows how much of the funds went to the charity and how much did not. Charitable organization could be spent on program activities directly related to the charity.

Many of the charities registered in Mississippi did not make the grade. So before you donate, you might want to be smart by checking your charity with the Secretary of State's office.

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