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Irving Cares rated 4 stars by Charity Navigator Certificate issued August 2017On August 1st, Irving Cares earned another 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. Their CEO says that only 12% of all charities rated have reached this level of strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

View Irving Cares profile on CharityNavigator.org.

“With more than 1.5 million American charities, Charity Navigator aims to accentuate the work of efficient and transparent organizations. The intent of our work is to provide donors with essential information to give them greater confidence in both the charitable decisions that they make and the nonprofit sector.

Based on the most recent information available, we have issued a new rating for your organization. We are proud to announce Irving Cares has earned our fourth consecutive 4-star rating. This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that Irving Cares exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work. Only 12% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 4 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that Irving Cares outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets Irving Cares apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.”

– from Charity Navigator President & CEO, Michael Thatcher