Tax records indicate that Fisher House, which provides lodging for wounded vets and their families, saw $1,710 of that. (The charitys reps confirmed that they received a donation but would not disclose the amount.) And in 2011, when then-Sen. Scott Brown and then-Rep. Allen West did standup, Funniest Celebrity netted $17,530 (after grossing a remarkable $53,000), and the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation got a check for $1,020. However: That check bounced, a Komen rep told us and they have no record of receiving a replacement. Siegel maintains that Komen received $1,400 from Funniest Celebrity. Where did the rest of the money go? Besides event costs, tax forms cite expenses such as rent, phone, travel, Web site and Siegels fee. Unlike previous years, he drew no salary in 2009. In 2010, he was paid $4,225; in 2011, it was $21,559. (Tax forms for 2012, when there was no Funniest Celebrity event, were not available.) Joe the Plumber Wurzelbacher performs at Funniest Celebrity in 2009. (Dan Zak / The Washington Post) Doug White, a scholar of philanthropic practices, said that well-run charities aim for a 75-25 ratio, where the larger number goes to the charitable mission and the smaller sum to operating costs and expenses. For big galas and seated dinners, costs shouldnt exceed 40 percent.
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Celebrity chef dabbles in Scotch
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Just add items to create a watchlist now: Add The Dalmore Selected by Daniel Boulud The bottle: The Dalmore Selected by Daniel Boulud , $200 The backstory: We have celebrity chef-branded cookware. And celebrity chef-branded frozen pizza. Heck, theres even a celebrity chef-endorsed antacid . So, why not have a single-malt Scotch that bears a celebrity chefs name? That was the thinking when The Dalmore, a whiskey with roots going back to 1839, partnered with French-born, New York-based chef Daniel Boulud on this limited-release bottle (just 1,000 will be made available, sold through high-end wine and liquor stores as well as eventually through the chefs online store ). Even though he keeps busy running 14 restaurants around the globe, serving a $32 braised rib and foie gras burger, among other dishes, Boulud was actively involved in creating the spirit, working with Dalmore master distiller Richard Paterson on selecting specific barrels to create the final blend, which includes whiskies aged up to 18 years. (But its a mistake to call the final product a blend since all the whisky in it originates from a single distillery.) I wanted a generous, full-bodied whisky, but with aromas of caramel and also some candied orange and toasted praline, says Boulud. Um, who says Frenchmen drink only Cognac? Key stat: Click to Play Daniel Boulud tries his hand at Scotch After months of working with the renowned distillers at The Dalmores, chef Daniel Boulud is offering a bespoke single malt based on the cuisine of his restaurants. Charles Passy joins the News Hub for Weekend Sip. (Photo: AP) The Dalmore (and the brand name always has The in front of it) has gained a reputation for offering some of the worlds most expensive and sought-after whiskies. A case in point: The recently released Richard Paterson Collection 12 bottles of whiskies that date as far back as 1926, packaged together for $1.4 million. That makes the $200 Boulud bottle a steal by comparison. Also see: 10 things celebrity chefs wont say What we think about it: Bouluds whiskey lives up to its heavy promise at least on the nose.