NEW YORK, April 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Action Against Hunger, a global humanitarian organization, today announced that it earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for its 13th consecutive year. According to Charity Navigator, America's largest independent charity evaluator, this top distinction demonstrates Action Against Hunger's sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.
"Action Against Hunger's exceptional 4-star rating sets it apart from its peers," said Michael Thatcher, President & CEO, Charity Navigator. "Only a quarter of charities rated by Charity Navigator receive our 4-star rating. This adds Action Against Hunger to a preeminent group of charities working to overcome our world's most pressing challenges. With its 4-star rating, people can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity when they support Action Against Hunger."
"We're honored to again receive Charity Navigator's highest rating," said Andrea Tamburini, CEO, Action Against Hunger. "Our careful financial stewardship and the generous support of our donors allows us to deliver lifesaving malnutrition treatment to millions of people, across nearly 50 countries. As the world's hunger specialist, we are committed to creating better ways to deal with hunger. Our goal is to double the number of children who receive urgent hunger care, from three million to six million, by 2020."
About Action Against Hunger
Action Against Hunger is the world's hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 20 million people in 2017 alone.
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.
SOURCE Action Against Hunger