ROAONKE, Va. (WDBJ7) If you're looking for ways to help following the fires in Tennessee, experts say it's important to do your homework.
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With widespread fires, there will be so many people affected. Experts say crowdfunding sites allow people to create fundraisers for friends and family, but it may be better to find a charity that oversees the recovery effort.
"Unless you specifically know these folks and know the situation, you don't know that it's a legitimate request. Always be careful about that," Julie Wheeler of the Better Business Bureau said.
The BBB can help you find reputable charities for your money.