2009 “Pennies For Charity” Report, New York Attorney General

This is the “Pennies For Charity Report from the Charities Bureau of the New York state Attorney General’s office. It consists of statistics covering telemarketing campaigns conducted on behalf of charitable organizations in New York during 2008.

According to this report, a professional telemarketing company called The Share Group raised $1,950,521 during 2008 on behalf of the Humane Society of the United States, but HSUS itself only collected $103,141 of this total (a “net” yield of just 5.29 percent).