Arm in Arm Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator


TRENTON, NJ (March 1, 2022) – Arm In Arm’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is Charity Navigator’s highest possible rating and indicates that Arm In Arm adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way.

Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator, states “Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that Arm In Arm exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets Arm In Arm apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.”

Approximately only one quarter of rated charities have achieved this distinction. “We are so pleased to have been recognized for organizational excellence, transparency, and financial health,” said Arm In Arm Executive Director David Fox. “We want our donors to feel confident in selecting Arm In Arm as they make charitable contributions, and to be assured that we use those contributions wisely. Our 4-star Charity Navigator rating demonstrates to our supporters our good governance and accountability. People can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity when they decide to support Arm In Arm.”

Arm In Arm’s rating and other information about charitable giving are available on

About Arm In Arm

For more than four decades Mercer County families have turned to Arm In Arm for essential resources like food and financial support. Formerly known as The Crisis Ministry, Arm In Arm was founded in 1980 by leaders of Nassau Presbyterian Church and Trinity Church in Princeton to help community members who were struggling financially. Today more than twenty staff members and hundreds of volunteers welcome more than 5,000 families to our food pantries, work with 600 at-risk families to prevent or end homelessness, and offer on-the-job training and job search mentoring every year. Arm In Arm believes it takes our whole community to ensure that everyone thrives—and when everyone is thriving, we all benefit. Learn more at

About Charity Navigator 

Charity Navigator,, 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.