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When solicitors call, charities receive just a fraction of donations

Of nearly $6 million raised by a professional fundraiser on behalf of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Fraternal Order of Police since 2003, the FOP collected $1.5 million. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charities in the Carolinas are making money when they hire professional fundraisers to solicit on their behalf, but millions of dollars in donations never make it to the intended organizations and donors are likely unaware.…