On Monday, in the midst of the disasters befalling Texas due to Hurricane Harvey, Linda Sarsour, one of the Women’s MArch on Washington organizers, tweeted the following:
— Linda Sarsour (@lsarsour) August 29, 2017
Screencapped for posterity:
If one clicks the link, they arrive at this page, talking about Harvey and its impacts:
So right away we see where we can donate our much-needed funds….
Here’s the trouble….
NGP VAN is not a relief organization, it’s a technology company employed by the Democratic Party for a variety of uses, not least among them being fundraising for campaigns.
Here are their products:
So not only do they fundraise….they build voter databases, do mobile canvassing, plus a WIDE variety of other third-party data-driven apps.
Be careful where you send your money. Most of it will never make to the folks you intended to help.