Kars4Kids charity under scrutiny from watchdog group.

Probably best known for their catchy radio jingle, Kars4Kids (K-A-R-S kars for kids) is being questioned for misleading donors. The organization has already been fined $65,000 in two other states for failing to disclose the beneficiaries of car donations.
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Probably best known for their catchy radio jingle, Kars4Kids (K-A-R-S kars for kids) is being questioned for misleading donors. The organization has already been fined $65,000 in two other states for failing to disclose the beneficiaries of car donations.

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