Foodbank volunteers

Looking For Trustworthy Charities? Ask BBB

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor What do you look for when you want to give to or volunteer with a charity? Many of us pick a charity that we care about and one that mirrors our own interests. But how do we know which ones we can trust? Many Americans say they look at a…

man holding coins

Giving Wisely on Giving Tuesday

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor Giving Tuesday is being promoted by charities of all stripes this holiday season. If you’ve ever donated to a charity, you’ve probably already received emails or solicitation letters seeking your donation on Dec. 2, the date for Giving Tuesday this year. Many charities are promoting the day with the hashtag #givingtuesday…

Kim Garner and Debbie Rudawsky, co-owners of Best Transportation and St. Louis County Cab.

Consumers, Businesses Depend On BBB Seal

By Jerri Stroud, BBB Editor Better Business Bureau knows that consumers and donors look for the BBB seal or logo when they’re shopping for goods and services or considering a donation to a charity. Last year, consumers clicked on BBB dynamic seals on local Accredited Businesses’ websites nearly 27,000 times. The dynamic seal connects to…

BBB Scam Alert

BBB Warns of BBB Impersonators

By Shellie Kreter, BBB Communications Assistant Here at Better Business Bureau, we see many scammers try to impersonate government agencies.  We’re particularly disturbed by a recent variation on this scam, however, because the callers are claiming to be employees of BBB. In this scam, business owners receive a call from 882-014-0325 and are told that “the Missouri Better…