Friday, March 9, 2018 National News · The Latest
Charity Navigator Awards Family Promise Top Rating for Fifth Consecutive Year
Family Promise has once again been awarded Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating, signifying strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. This marks five consecutive years Family Promise has earned this top distinction from America’s largest independent charity evaluator.
Michael Thatcher, Charity Navigator’s President and CEO, said, “Attaining a 4-star rating sets Family Promise apart from its peers and demonstrates its trustworthiness to the public. Only 9% of charities rated by Charity Navigator have received at least five consecutive 4-star evaluations. Based on this rating, people can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity when they decide to support Family Promise.”
Since 2002, Charity Navigator has used objective analysis to identify the most fiscally responsible organizations. Their accountability and transparency metrics reveal which charities operate in accordance with industry best practices and whether they are open with their donors and stakeholders.
“Charity Navigator’s 4-star rating is critical to our brand as a national organization,” said Chris Kaul, Director of Communications for Family Promise. “Our donors rely upon that objective appraisal to know that we are using their funds wisely as we work to help low-income families and families experiencing homelessness reclaim their independence.”
In 2018, Family Promise is celebrating the thirtieth anniversary of our founding in Summit, New Jersey, on the belief that Americans are compassionate people who want to make a difference. Today, Family Promise comprises 200+ Affiliates in 43 states, with more in development. Family Promise engages 180,000 volunteers nationwide, providing assistance to more than 60,000 family members annually. Since inception, we have served more than 750,000 people; our holistic, community-based response delivering a comprehensive set of solutions through prevention, shelter, and stabilization programs nationwide.