Red Cross Sitting on Sandy Funds


red-crossWhat’s the holdup?

Seven months after Hurricane Sandy decimated much of the East Coast, the Red Cross still hasn’t spent a third of the money it raised for victims – some $110 million.

Critics are up in arms about the new figures, especially because many of the storm’s hardest-hit victims struggled to find comfortable housing over the cold winter. But the relief organization is defending itself, saying the delay is a deliberate tactic to ensure that money is spent wisely.

Read more at Talking Points Memo.

{Andy Newscenter}


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