123 E. Hanover St., Trenton, NJ 08608
61 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542
www.thecrisisministry.org | 609-396-9355
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THE CRISIS MINISTRY OF MERCER COUNTY IS ONE OF 49 NONPROFITS NATIONWIDE TO EARN PERFECT SCORE OF 100 FROM CHARITY NAVIGATOR
(TRENTON) – The Crisis Ministry of Mercer County is one of 49 nonprofits in the U.S.—out of more than 8,000 rated—to receive a perfect score of 100 from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator. The Crisis Ministry also earned a fifth consecutive 4-star rating from the evaluator for its strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. Six percent of nonprofit organizations rated achieve this distinction five years in a row.
“We are thrilled with these results, said Crisis Ministry Executive Director Carolyn Biondi. “It is important to demonstrate that we use our donors’ contributions wisely,” she added. “Their generous support of our mission ensures people’s basic needs and promotes families’ stability and well-being. Our 4-star Charity Navigator rating shows that our good governance and financial accountability promotes the Crisis Ministry’s long-term stability as well.”
Since 2002 Charity Navigator has used objective analysis to award the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating. In 2011 it added to its methodology 17 criteria focused on governance, ethical practices, and transparency. “The Crisis Ministry’s exceptional 4-star rating demonstrates its trustworthiness to the public,” according to Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator. “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 the Crisis Ministry.” The Crisis Ministry’s rating and other information about charitable giving are found on www.charitynavigator.org.
About Charity Navigator —The nation’s largest charity evaluator helps guide informed giving by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of more than 8,000 charities. A 501 (c)(3) public charity, it can be reached at 201-818-1288 and www.charitynavigator.org.About The Crisis Ministry of Mercer County — The Crisis Ministry of Mercer County, Inc., a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, works with low-income Mercer County households to improve food security, housing stability, and job readiness. Each year, the organization’s resources improve the lives of more than 11,000 people of all ages from its locations in Trenton and in Princeton. Learn more about the Crisis Ministry at thecrisisministry.org or by calling 609-396-9355.