3 huge charities just dropped Trump's Mar-a-Lago for their big fundraisers after Charlottesville

Three charities have pulled their fundraising events from President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, in the wake of his response to a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville Virginia.

The Cleveland Clinic, American Cancer Society, and American Friends of Magen David Adom all said they wouldn't hold their 2018 galas at the resort. The organization had held their annual events at Mar-a-Lago for a number of years.

Reactions to President Trump's remarks on Aug. 15:

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We must be clear. White supremacy is repulsive. This bigotry is counter to all this country stands for. There can be no moral ambiguity.
Race-based supremacy movements have no place in our melting pot culture. #Charlottesville
No, not the same. One side is racist, bigoted, Nazi. The other opposes racism and bigotry. Morally different universes.
I haven't seen anything that crazy since Tyson bit Holyfield @realDonaldTrump
As a Jew, as an American, as a human, words cannot express my disgust and disappointment. This is not my President.
Thank you President Trump for your honesty & courage to tell the truth about #Charlottesville & condemn the leftist… https://t.co/7LxWB0FaWi
Let's get real. https://t.co/vM8gJ8lWrc
Good time to re-up https://t.co/RZ24UhKtDw
Mr. President,you can't allow #WhiteSupremacists to share only part of blame.They support idea which cost nation & world so much pain 5/6
Our full statement on @POTUS' racist and Antisemitic fright-show news conference just now: https://t.co/EDvKwS2TeJ
President @realDonaldTrump once again denounced hate today. The GOP stands behind his message of love and inclusiveness!
Trump:"George Washington was a slave owner…so will George Washington now lose his status…how about Thomas Jefferson" #Charlottesville
Blaming "both sides" for #Charlottesville?! No. Back to relativism when dealing with KKK, Nazi sympathizers, white supremacists? Just no.
Mr. President, there is only one side: AGAINST white supremacists, neo-Nazis, anti-Semites & the KKK. They have no place in America or GOP.
The president just erased yesterday's speech and is now back to Saturday's position on Charlottesville. Unbelievable.
"Very fine people" do not participate in rallies with groups chanting racist and anti-Semitic slogans and displaying vile symbols of hate.
So, there you have it. Trump defends the Confederacy.
This press conference is a train wreck. Trump is defending the alt-right & Confederate statues. Doubles down & blames "both sides" #Shame
Trump: "What about the alt-left? The alt-left" was responsible for some of the violence in Charlottesville. "Nobody wants to say that."
Trump: Raising wages will help improve race relations. #trump
Takeaways from Trump's comments now: 1. There is blame on both sides 2. He hasn't called the victim's family 3. He owns a very large winery
Trump:"[People protesting white supremacists] came without a permit and attacked that group [white supremacists]. Bad people on both sides."
"We should never hesitate to call out hate. Whenever and wherever we see it." -OGH https://t.co/Zy2YaJwFlV… https://t.co/yncx1VPbER
George Washington is to Robert E. Lee as Barack Obama is to Donald J. Trump
Trump's crime today was not lying enough.
Trump dropped that "George Washington had slaves" reveal like he really had some good tea congrats on passing third grade
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The decisions to pull out of Mar-a-Lago come after a week of turbulent comments from the president regarding the white-supremacist protests that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia.

"Our values and commitment to diversity are critical as we work to address the impact of cancer in every community. It has become increasingly clear that the challenge to those values is outweighing other business considerations," the American Cancer Society said in a statement.

The organizations join a growing group of organizations and business leaders who have distanced themselves from the president after the events in Charlottesville. On Wednesday, the president said he would disband his two business councils, after a number of members of his manufacturing council started to drop out and his strategy and policy council had plans to dissolve the group.

Some groups that have hosted their fundraising galas at Mar-a-Lago in the past, including the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, had already decided not to return to the resort before this week. Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold reports that other major charities, including the American Red Cross and Susan G. Komen have said in the past that they still have plans to hold their events at Mar-a-Lago.

The events can yield $100,000 to $275,000 for the resort, the Post has reported.

RELATED: The internet exposes Charlottesville protesters

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This is James Allsup -- speaker at the alt-right rally, Wash State U. College Republicans president, and one of… https://t.co/cqRBujyz5K
These two torchbearers are Ryan Martin (L) and Jacob Dix (R) of Centerville, Ohio #ExposeTheAltRight… https://t.co/i6UhaPm1bI
This little prick from Eagle Rock, VA was also in Charlottesville yesterday and thinks he's a tough guy… https://t.co/SzHlUU9JM9
Anybody have a name for this dope at the end of the @bakedalaska video in the ill-fitting white suit, tricorner hat… https://t.co/75VAfn3TGo
UPDATE: Cole White, the first person I exposed, no longer has a job 💁‍♂️ #GoodNightColeWhite #ExposeTheAltRight… https://t.co/9jrc3XGOnS
Annnnd here's a photo of Peter Cvjetanovic (angry torch guy) with U.S. Sen. @DeanHeller (via @BattleBornProg)… https://t.co/IYgF5I8zk5
Looks like Jason Kessler, the white supremacist who organized the hate march, met with Congressman @RepTomGarrett (… https://t.co/jNm7rIalu6
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