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State Action Test 5

Feb 14, 2022

In January 2019, a settlement was reached with Giving Children Hope and its principals to resolve claims that the charity misled the public by falsely claiming that 99% of contributions went to provide direct aid, when in fact that percentage relied on the use of inflated valuation of gift-in-kind donations of pharmaceuticals. As part of the settlement, the charity, directors, officers and accountant paid $410,000 to be used for state charity enforcement, will stop providing misleading reports, and the charity agreed to end it pharmaceutical gift-in-kind program.