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Charities Pull Fundraisers Planned for Trump's Mar-A-Lago

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For years, major charities have been holding fundraisers at Mar-a-Lago, the Palm Beach resort owned by President Trump. Now, in the wake of his comments on Charlottesville, many are turning away. On Friday, three well-known charities — the American Red Cross, the Salvation Army and Susan G. Komen — announced they are canceling plans for fundraising events at President Trump's Palm Beach country club, Mar-a-Lago. The three joined a growing list of nonprofits that have severed ties with the exclusive, Trump-owned resort. Others include the Cleveland Clinic and the American Cancer Society. The cancellations come in the wake of Trump's controversial comments made earlier this week when he said that 'both sides were to blame' for last weekend's deadly violence involving white supremacists in Charlottesville, Va.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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