God’s Love We Deliver Receives Top 4-Star Recognition from Charity Navigator
The Organization Joins Ranks of Just 6% of Nation’s Charities with this Esteemed Rating for Seven Years in a Row or Longer
New York, October 30, 2019 — God’s Love We Deliver, New York City’s leading provider of medically tailored meals to individuals living with life altering illness, is thrilled to announce its 7th consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. This award recognizes the organization’s commitment to accountability, transparency, and strong financial health. With this award, the charity joins the top 6% the 1.5 million charities rated by Charity Navigator who have received this rating seven years in a row or longer.
God’s Love We Deliver has no waiting list, because being sick and hungry is a crisis that demands an urgent response. This immediacy of response is only possible because of the responsible use of resources and the generous support of donors. This award recognizes why more than 30,000 people decide to donate funds to God’s Love We Deliver each year.
Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating. In 2011, Charity Navigator added 17 metrics, focused on governance and ethical practices as well as measures of openness, to its ratings methodology. These Accountability & Transparency metrics, which account for 50 percent of a charity’s overall rating, reveal which charities operate in accordance with industry best practices and whether they are open with their donors and stakeholders.
“Our donors know that when they give to God’s Love, what they give truly makes a difference. Our donors have seen how efficiently we use their support to care for people living with life-altering illness, and we’re honored to be recognized for this effort by Charity Navigator,” says David Ludwigson. “We will continue to keep our standards high so that our clients and our donors know how much we value their confidence and generosity.”
As an organization that began during the height of the HIV/AIDS pandemic, God’s Love knows the importance of responsibly managed resources in order to address large-scale public health crisis.
“God’s Love We Deliver’s exceptional 4-star rating sets it apart from its peers and demonstrates its trustworthiness to the public,” according to Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator. “Only a quarter of charities rated by Charity Navigator receive the distinction of our 4-star rating. This adds God’s Love We Deliver to a preeminent group of charities working to overcome our world’s most pressing challenges. Based on its 4-star rating, people can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity when they decide to support God’s Love We Deliver.”
The 4-Star rating for God’s Love We Deliver and other information about charitable giving ar available free of charge on www.charitynavigator.org.
Learn more about God’s Love We Deliver at www.godslovewedeliver.org.
About God’s Love We Deliver
God’s Love We Deliver cooks and home-delivers nutritious, medically tailored meals for people too sick to shop or cook for themselves. Founded in 1985 as a response to the AIDS pandemic, we now serve people living with more than 200 different diagnoses. To support the health and well-being of our clients, we provide ongoing nutrition assessment, education, and counseling, and advocate for food and nutrition support. God’s Love is a non-sectarian organization serving individuals living with illness, and their children and caregivers. With a community of more than 15,000 volunteers, we deliver 1.9 million meals annually. All services are free to clients and full of love. For more information, visit godslovewedeliver.org.
About Charity Navigator
Charity Navigator, www.charitynavigator.org, is the largest charity evaluator in America and its website attracts more visitors than all other charity rating groups combined. The organization helps guide intelligent giving by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of more than 8,000 charities. Charity Navigator accepts no advertising or donations from the organizations it evaluates, ensuring unbiased evaluations, nor does it charge the public for this trusted data. As a result, Charity Navigator, a 501 (c) (3) public charity itself, depends on support from individuals, corporations and foundations that believe it provides a much-needed service to America’s charitable givers. Charity Navigator, can be reached directly by telephone at (201) 818-1288, or by mail at 139 Harristown Road, Suite 101, Glen Rock, N.J., 07452.