Beware of Charity Scams Taking Advantage of Flood Victims in Mississippi

Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann joined the JT Show to talk about the devastating flooding in the South Delta, how you can help and how you can make sure the money you donate reaches those who need it the most.

“As Mississippians, when we hear our neighbors are struggling, our first inclination is to reach out and help,” Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said. “As the Agency overseeing charities, we can help ensure funds donated by generous Mississippians to charities within our purview reach those who need them the most.”

Charities soliciting funds in Mississippi, with some exceptions, must be registered with the Secretary of State’s Office.

The Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office’s website can serve as a valuable resource for information about some disaster relief charities before you donate.

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