Even as the group has publicly celebrated its work, insider accounts detail a string of failures. More »
The charity and its chief executive, Gail McGovern, have long said 91 cents of every dollar donated goes to aiding those in need. Except it's not true. More »
The charity is fighting our public records request for information on how it raised and spent money after the superstorm. More »
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Despite yet more evidence of trouble with the Red Cross’ disaster response — this time to floods in Louisiana — Apple, Amazon, T-Mobile, and many others have made the venerable charity the exclusive conduit for helping victims.
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Emergency managers in Louisiana turned to the Red Cross when record floods swept the state in March, but many say they received little help.
Following reporting by ProPublica and NPR and an investigation by his staff, Sen. Charles Grassley introduces the American Red Cross Transparency Act.
ProPublica wants to help other journalists report on the nation’s most venerable charity.
“One of the reasons they don't want to answer the questions is it's very embarrassing,” says Sen. Charles Grassley, who just finished a yearlong investigation of the Red Cross.
Rep. Bennie Thompson wants answers about the Red Cross’ performance.
The director of Mississippi’s Emergency Management Agency called the Red Cross’ disaster response “marginal at best.”
The charity has its worst fundraising year since at least 2000.
Congressman Bennie Thompson, who asked the charity for details about cuts to services, says he is “troubled” by the lack of answers.
Rep. Bennie Thompson said it is “critical” for the Red Cross to act quickly in response to problems reported by ProPublica
If you've worked for the Red Cross, or received assistance from the organization, we'd like to talk to you.
Red Cross CEO Gail McGovern, who was hired to revitalize the charity, has cut hundreds of chapters and thousands of employees.
Sen. Charles Grassley is demanding more information about the American Red Cross and its “apparent unwillingness to fully cooperate” with a government investigation into its disaster relief work.
A House bill is being released today along with a government report citing a lack of oversight about how the charity spends the millions of dollars donated by Americans.
Despite public vows of transparency, CEO Gail McGovern lobbied a congressman to spike an inquiry by the Government Accountability Office.
“I still have a lot more questions for the Red Cross,” said Sen. Charles Grassley.
Les documents confidentiels soulèvent également des questions sur le nombre d’Haïtiens que la Croix-Rouge aurait aidés, déclarant que les chiffres avancés pour un projet seraient «peu représentatifss».
The documents also raise questions about the accuracy of the Red Cross’ count of how many Haitians it helped, concluding the figures on one project were “fairly meaningless.”
The “disappointed” Judiciary Committee chairman wants a detailed breakdown of spending on projects, overhead and other issues.
After our investigation of the Red Cross' work in Haiti, readers have repeatedly asked us for tips on giving. Here are a few modest answers.
Haitian reporters demand answers from the Red Cross but don’t get many.
Haiti aid expert Jake Johnston, community organizer Francois Pierre-Louis, plus reporters from ProPublica and NPR will answer almost anything about international aid and the Red Cross’s Haiti relief efforts.
Alors que le groupe s’est réjoui publiquement des résultats obtenus, des témoignages internes décrivent une succession d’échecs
Even as the group has publicly celebrated its work, insider accounts detail a string of failures
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The Red Cross' response comes months after our initial coverage, which we stand by.
Prompted by an investigation by ProPublica and NPR, Sen. Charles Grassley asks the charity to explain how it has used donations from the public.
Red Cross responders say there was a ban on working with the widely praised Occupy Sandy relief group because it was seen as politically unpalatable.
The charity is now resting its claim of 91 cents of donations going to services on the idea that donations include not just money but also "donations of blood."
The charity and its chief executive, Gail McGovern, have long said 91 cents of every dollar donated goes to aiding those in need. Except it’s not true.
Survey results obtained by ProPublica also show a crisis of trust in the charity's senior leadership.
ProPublica reporters Justin Elliott and Jesse Eisinger took questions about their investigation into the Red Cross and its Sandy relief efforts on Reddit, Facebook and in the story’s comments.
How did so much go so wrong? 10 disturbing findings from ProPublica's investigation.
Our reporters are opening up their investigation into the Red Cross, its disaster relief efforts and where it failed. Join the discussion.
After Superstorm Sandy, Americans opened their wallets to the Red Cross. They trusted the charity and believed it was up to the job. They were wrong.
The charity has released some new details on how it spent over $300 million raised after the storm.
The charity is fighting our public records request for information on how it raised and spent money after the superstorm.
The office of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sought details on how the charity spent donations after the super-storm, but the information was never released.
Donors gave $312 million after the storm, but it’s not clear how exactly the money was spent.
The nation’s largest supplier of blood has been hit with yet another big fine for longstanding problems with its blood services.