Why charities use donations for salaries

By Staff | June 5, 2014 | Last updated on June 5, 2014
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When clients donate to charities, they expect their money to go toward social programs or those who benefit from the charities.

However, they should know some of their money could go toward employee salaries, says Hilborn, since about 80% of the expenses charities cover are related to full-time employees.

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The outlet adds that although volunteers help a charity to function, there needs to be full-time staff to manage operations. Read the story here.

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