Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Rebuilding Together Receives Eighth Consecutive Four-Star Charity Rating

For Immediate Release
Becky Carter
Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding 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.
Rebuilding 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.

Rebuilding 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 volunteers.

"Rebuilding 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."

To learn more about Rebuilding Together, its mission and work, visit

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

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