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Lessons of 9/11: Nonprofit-Information System Fails Donors and Charities


Americans are recognized worldwide for their generosity and activism. After September 11, 2001, citizens throughout the country sprang into action. They wanted to get involved—to help those who had suffered—and to support the nonprofit organizations that deliver emergency services in our country.