The children's charity for troubled youth, founded by Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State defensive coordinator arrested for alleged sexual abuse against eight boys, is relatively small as charities go, says Stacy Palmer, editor of the Chronicle of Philanthropy.
And it seems they started separating themselves from Sandusky in It exposed the Freeh Report for what it is — dishonest, deceitful, and geared to fulfill a narrative. One board member, who wished to remain anonymous, said he was told by the group's headquarters only that Sandusky was under investigation, and that he had denied the allegations.
They even have a quote from an unnamed mother pleading with them to keep the services going because it has been transforming in her kid's life.
It's hard to imagine financial information becoming any more promising when new numbers are released, because contributions are likely going to struggle to reach that mark again in Sandusky helped establish the charity in with proceeds from his book, Developing Linebackers the Penn State Way, according to Sports Illustrated.
After all, it now looks like it's founder, Penn State's Jerry Sandusky, created it as a place to prey on children.
Raykovitz and the Board believe this is in the best interests of the organization," a statement from the charity announced, saying he resigned on Sunday. Sandusky adopted six children with his wife, three as infants and the other three children through foster care.
I just feel so sorry for all of the victims," she said.Although the allegations against Jerry Sandusky and the alleged incidents occurred outside Second Mile programs and events, this does not change the fact that the alleged sexual abuse involved Second Mile program children, nor does it lessen the terrible impact of sexual abuse on its victims. The organization must also assure donors that it is doing everything possible to make sure its children are protected in the future. When the Sandusky scandal came crashing down on the charity in November, Raykovitz almost immediately resigned under pressure from the board. The institute continues to operate. If the allegations against Sandusky are true they need to totally and unequivocally disassociate themselves from him. I just feel so sorry for all of the victims," she said. Employees spent their final days of work doing nothing but making hundreds of copies of records, photographs, checks and other documents requested by investigators. But those proceedings have been delayed by victims of Sandusky who are seeking to block any transfer of money before lawsuits are settled. The fact that the allegations involve children the organization intended to serve makes the accusations especially troubling. It's just a lot to process, I am personally still processing it. And it seems they started separating themselves from Sandusky in Sandusky had already left the organization in Raykovitz is an alum, as are many of its donors. But, as Sandusky told his board in short detail, he was resigning because he had been accused a year earlier of molesting a boy, and he was under investigation.
The board member said he was later outraged to learn that the investigation involved 40 counts of child molestation. The report also noted that the Second Mile's top executives had been informed of the allegations against in and earlier in What did charity officials know?
But then I read an article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy.