Together Receives Eighth Consecutive Four-Star Charity Rating
WASHINGTON, DC -
May 30, 2012 - Rebuilding Together recently earned a 4-star charity
rating for the eighth consecutive year from Charity Navigator, the nation's
largest charity evaluator.
Together's mission to provide a safe and healthy home for every person
revitalizes homes and communities by performing essential renovations for
low-income families, the elderly, people with disabilities, and veterans.
This mission and work has been recognized by Charity Navigator as being
executed in a fiscally exceptional manner, outperforming most other
charities in America.
Together reports that for every dollar raised 86.6% is spent on direct
program expenses. Rebuilding Together consistently achieves its
organizational mission and responsibility to communities and homeowners
in-need nationwide, as well as its responsibility to donors, supporters and
Together is pleased to receive another outstanding rating from Charity
Navigator; the continued success proves our efficiency and leadership in
the nonprofit community," said Gary A. Officer, president and CEO of
Rebuilding Together. "We always aim to be a fiscally responsible
organization while increasing the capacity and outreach of our programs to
assist low-income homeowners and communities. The 4-star rating is a
testament to our upstanding business practices."
About Rebuilding Together: Rebuilding
Together believes in a safe and healthy home for every person. Rebuilding
Together provides critical repairs to an existing home, addressing both
structural issues and those that affect the health of the homeowners. House
by house, block by block, we work with our nearly 200 affiliates, 200,000
volunteers, who are skilled tradespersons, corporate partners and everyday
citizens, to repair homes, to stabilize and revitalize communities. For
nearly 25 years, we have seen the benefits when people remain in their
homes: lives are improved and communities are revived. See the difference
we make at www.RebuildingTogether.org.
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on Twitter @rebldgtogthr or become a fan on Facebook at
Facebook.com/RebuildingTogether. Media Contact: BCarter@rebuildingtogether.org