Friday, July 18, 2008

Comparing Similar Local Charities

Continuing the discussion on Charity Navigator, today we are putting this on-line resource to work comparing similar local charities to see how they stack up against each other.

With a simple click of a button you can directly compare 2 to 5 charities that you are considering giving to.

Comparison #1 The Kidney Foundation of Ohio and The American Lung Association of Ohio

The overall rating for American Lung of Ohio was 2 stars while the overall rating for National Kidney of Ohio was 4 stars. National Kidney was rated higher in both the efficiency and capacity categories.

Comparison #2 the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater, Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana and Adventures for Wish Kids

The overall rating for Make-A-Wish of Greater, OH, KY & IN was 2 stars while the overall rating for Adventures for Wish Kids was 4 stars. Adventures was rated higher in both efficiency and capacity.

Before you give to a charity, make sure your donor dollars are being used wisely. To ensure intelligent giving, just do a simple comparison with Charity Navigator. By using this easy and user friendly on-line resource you can see from these examples that your donor dollars would be better used with The National Kidney Foundation of Ohio and Adventures for Wish Kids.

Happy giving and give smart.

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