Feeding America receives four star ranking by Charity Navigator
Highest rating possible for a charity
CHICAGO, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Feeding America is proud to announce that it was recently awarded the coveted four star rating by Charity Navigator, the country’s largest charity evaluator. It’s the highest rating possible for any of the charities reviewed by the independent organization.
Charity Navigator said the highest rating was granted to Feeding America “for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.”
“Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that your organization adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way,” wrote Ken Berger, President and CEO of Charity Navigator, in announcing the rating. “This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator differentiates Feeding America from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.”
About a quarter of the over 5,000 charities evaluated by Charity Navigator receive the four star designation.
“We are honored to have received the highest rating from Charity Navigator and it shows that we have a real commitment to transparency of where our donor’s donations go,” said Vicki Escarra, President and CEO of Feeding America. “This rating along with our high efficiency rate is something that we take very seriously.”
About Feeding America
As the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity, the Feeding America network members supply food to more than 37 million Americans each year, including 14 million children and 3 million seniors. Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks support 61,000 agencies that address hunger in all of its forms. For more information on how you can fight hunger in your community and across the country, visit feedingamerica.org. Find us on Facebook at facebook.com/FeedingAmerica or follow our news on Twitter at twitter.com/FeedingAmerica.
SOURCE Feeding America