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Saturday, April 5th, 2008
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

Professional solicitors may come knocking at your door, as well as contacting via phone and Internet, seeking donations to a variety of charities. Area residents should take time to do some checking before giving.

Related online story:
The phone rings and a pleasant voice pleads for money.
Cancer research, law enforcement, children with disabilities - it doesn't matter what the cause. Our hearts are touched and our pocketbooks open without knowing just how much - if any - of our money is actually going where we intended. [More]
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