Hillary Clinton charged the Boys and Girls Club a massive fee to speak at a luncheon
daily mail ^ | 6/16/15 | Francesca Chambers
Posted on 6/18/2015, 8:34:50 AM by bestintxas
– The $200,000 honorarium was the largest the Long Beach, California, organization had ever paid a public figure for an appearance – Normally, speakers donate much of that money back to the small, non-profit that has an annual operating budget of just $3 million – Former secretary of state redirected her check to the Clinton Foundation – which spends $8.1 million a year on travel alone – In 2007, when Bill Clinton headlined the event, he charged the group $150,000 and kept the money for himself
Hillary Clinton reportedly charged a Boys and Girls Club chapter $200,000 for an appearance, then left the premise without saying hello to children who benefit from the program.
The massive fee, which she donated back to her family foundation, was the largest the Long Beach, California, organization had ever paid a public figure for a speech, Politico reports.
By contrast, the club made $106,000 off the lunchtime, charity event – its lowest yield in 25 years. A contributing factor to the diminished proceeds: Clinton’s large entourage. It reportedly took up seats that would have otherwise been sold to donors.
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