Drowning in Junk Mail – How to Opt-out of Junk Mail and Phone Calls from InfoCision

InfoCisionWiki page. Call them at (330) 668-1400 or email them at infocis@infocision.com. If they still won’t listen file a complaint with the DMA.


 

If a charity calls you chances are the person on the other end of the line works for these guys.

From their “Our Markets” page:

Serving the nation’s largest health and humanitarian organizations, professional and recreational associations, museums, and public broadcasting stations, InfoCision’s nonprofit division reaches out on behalf of the causes that touch our lives. In addition to making outgoing fundraising calls, we also take incoming calls generated by television and radio broadcasts as well as print media.

That means late at night when you see the commercials with the sad animals and the kids dying from cancer, InfoCision is ready to pick up the phone and take your money.

They also take a heathy percent (Sometimes it is over 100%) of the donation you give over the phone.  If you really want your money to go farther for the charity, give to the charity directly.

InfoCision is listed as a telemarketer but they are so much more than that. They also do mailing list management for their clients. And maybe a little data brokering on the side.

How well does being a telemarker pay? Well they have a stadium named after them.

Bloomberg article about InfoCision. Ug, so many words. Is there a cute graphic that breaks it down for me?

How Charities Enrich Telemarketers

Thanks to HuffPo for pulling the graphic from Bloomberg Markets Magazine

Thanks HuffPo!


Washington State page for InfoCision. It has a partial list of their clients:

American Heart Association, Inc., Wiki page, Charity Navigator page Opt-out here Review.personal.info@heart.org or call 1 (800) AHA-USA1

American Institute for Cancer Research
American Institute for Cancer ResearchWiki page,Charity Navigator page 0 stars, opt-out here aicrweb@aicr.org or call (800) 843-8114.

American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities has been the exclusive fund-raising organization of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital since 1957. Wiki page, Charity Navigator page. Opt-out here donors@stjude.org or call (800) 822-6344. St. Jude’s also uses MDS Communications they have a do not call hotline (888) 243-2981.

American Leprosy Missions, Inc., Wiki page Charity Navigator page Opt-out here amlep@leprosy.org or call (800) 543-3135. They also use TrueSense for direct mail.

American Lung Association, Wiki page, Charity Navigator page 2 stars. Opt-out here. They also use Brickmill/Quadriga Arts as a fundraiser. CNN on Quadria Arts. Brickmill pops up on the fundraiser side of the Worst Charities in America list. I would tell you how to opt-out from Quadriga Arts but they have deleted their website.

The AOPA Foundation, Inc. Wiki page, BBB’s Give.org Standards Not Met (This is not a bad thing, the BBB wanted a financial brake down of expenses.)Opt-out here

Back To The Bible Opt-out here info@backtothebible.org or call them at (800) 759-2425

ChildFund International, USA  Wiki page, Charity Navigator page Opt-out here questions@childfund.org or call them at (800)776-6767 They also use iSandbox, and CMS for fundraising.

Christian Advocates Serving Evangelism, Inc. a project of American Center for Law and Justice Charity Navigator page 1 star, Opt-out here americansunited@au.org or call (202) 466-3234

Secure States Initiative a project of Citizen Guardian, Kris Kobach Secretary of State Kansas
Senior Citizens Alliance a program of Citizen Guardian
Citizen Guardian, Inc. GuideStar page, Opt-out info@CitizenGuardian.org and call (202) 469-3433. They also use Engage Direct Mail

Citizens United junk mail
Citizens United

Concerned Women for America
Concerned Women For America
 Wiki page, Charity Navigator page, Opt-out here and call (202) 488-7000

Convoy Of HopeWiki page, Charity Navigator page, Opt-out here and call (202) 280-2002

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Of America, Inc., Wiki page, Charity Navigator page, Op-out here info@ccfa.orgc and call (800) 932-2423 They also use Sanky Communications info@sankyinc.com (212) 868-4300

Disabled American Veterans, Wiki page Charity Navigator page, Opt-out here and call (877) I AM A VET

Doctors Without Borders USA, Inc./Medecins Sans Frontieres USA, Inc.  Wiki page, Charity Navigator page, Opt-out here and call (212) 679-6800 They also use Names in the News call (415) 989-3350 and AB Data opt-out here and call (866) 217-4470

Easter Seals, Inc.  Wiki page Charity Navigator page (unrated because they don’t have 7 years worth of IRS docs) Opt-out here and call them at (800) 221-6827

Faith & Freedom Coalition
Faith and Freedom Coalition, Wiki page, Open Secrets page, Charity Navigator page, opt-out here info@ffcoalition.com and call (770) 622-1501. They also use American Target Advertising for fundraising

Feed The Children, Inc.Wiki page, Charity Navigator page. Opt-out here and call (800)627-4556

Feeding America
Feeding America, Wiki page, Charity Navigator page, opt-out here and call (800) 771-2303

The George Bush Presidential Library Foundation, Wiki page, Charity Navigator page Op-out here contact@bush41.org (979) 862-2251

The Humane Society Of The United States, Wiki page Charity Navigator page Donor Advisory (HSUS is going to have to pay $15.7 million settlement and other drama.) Opt-out here donorcare@humanesociety.org, or call (202) 452-1100 or (866) 720-2676

International Fellowship Of Christians & Jews, Inc.Wiki page, Charity Navigator page Opt-out here info@ifcj.org (800)486-8844

Judicial Watch
Judicial Watch, Wiki page, Source Watch page, Charity Navigator page opt-out here also call them at (202) 646-5172.

LeSEA Global Feed The Hungry, Inc. Wiki page Guidestar page Opt-out here and call (888) 832-6384

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc. Wiki page Charity Navigator page Opt-out here supportservices@lls.org and call (888) 557-7177. They also use Innovairre for fundraising email them at info@innovairre.com and call them at 856.663.2500 and Direct Media Communications opt-out here and call (866) 588-7360  and Paradysz

March Of Dimes Foundation Wiki page Charity Navigator page Opt-out here and call (914) 997-4488 They also use PEP Direct Washington State page and Paradysz

The National Center For Missing And Exploited Children, Wiki page, Charity Navigator page. Opt-out here and call (703)224-2150

National Rifle Association Of America, Wiki page, Open Secrets page, Charity Navigator page, Opt-out here and call (800) 672-3888

Nature Conservancy
The Nature Conservancy, Wiki page, Charity Navigator page, opt-out here member@tnc.org and call (800) 628-6860

North Shore Animal League America, Inc., Opt-out here (516) 883-7575

Open Doors With Brother Andrew, Inc., Wiki page for Andrew van der Bijl, Charity Navigator page. Opt-out here usa@opendoors.org (888) 5-BIBLE-5

Operation Blessing International Relief And Development Corporation, Wiki page, Charity Navigator page. Opt-out here and call (800) 730-2537

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals PETA
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals PETA, Wiki page, Charity Navigator page, Source Watch page. Opt-out here and call  (757) 622-7382

Smile Train, Inc.Wiki page, Charity Navigator page. Opt-out here info@smiletrain.org and call (800) 932-9541

United States Fund For UNICEF, Wiki page, Charity Navigator page. Opt-out here and call (800) 367-5437

Tony Even’s The Urban Alternative, Wiki page Opt-out here and call (214) 943-3868

And here are a few more not listed on the Washington State page

Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International
Nora Lam Chinese Ministries International

Guideposts
Guideposts opt-out here GPSprod@cdsfulfillment.com

College Republican National Committee
College Republican National Committee, Wiki page, they are known for making the “Say Yes to the Dress” parody political add. Opt-out here: Team@crnc.org or call (202) 608-1411

What I would do if you are getting phone calls and/or junk mail from anyone on this list is first contact them directly. Then contact InfoCision. If you are getting phone calls and junk mail from one, you will be contacted by other clients of InfoCision.

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