Post-Tragedy Donations: How the Money’s Spent
In the wake of the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, charities raised nearly $15 million to benefit the victims and their families. But now officials are asking how the money is being spent, and why none has been distributed yet. This hour we’ll examine the journey of a donation, and learn why helping those in need can take so long.
- Bill Kitson, President and CEO of United Way Cleveland
- Todd McKenney, attorney representing Chardon victims’ families
- Dana Liebelson, Reporter Mother Jones
- William Rubenstein, Commissioner-Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection