Aptly summed in five words - Fundraising, Advertising, Lobbying, Salaries and Employee pensions and benefits
According to their 2011 tax records, 41% of their funds were dedicated to marketing & advertising
In 2010, Wayne Pacelle stated that HSUS had about 50 lawyers of the 636 total employees. The White House had 454 employees in 2011!
HSUS recently deposited more than $11 million in its executive pension funds
HSUS has $32.7 million invested in Wall Street hedge funds
HSUS is using your donations for their defense against charges of corruption in federal court
People need to know this BEFORE donating.
If you really want to learn about nutty animal organizations, bone up on PETA. Ingrid Newkirk is insane.