Making sure your charity donation goes to a reputable organization

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For many, the holiday season is a time to give to those in need. In fact, 40% of charitable contributions are made in the last few weeks of the year. Consumer Reports has some advice on how to determine if a charity is worthy of your hard-earned dollars.

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