DENVER, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Energy Outreach Colorado has been named to a new list of top-rated nonprofits by GreatNonprofits, a provider of reviews for nonprofit organizations.
The top-rated Food and Shelter nonprofits list is composed of organizations working to combat hunger and homelessness that have received at least 10 positive reviews from stakeholders, such as donors, clients or partner organizations.
Energy Outreach Colorado has received 26 positive reviews to date. They were posted as part of the Food and Shelter 2010 campaign conducted by GreatNonprofits, in partnership with Guidestar and a coalition of nonprofit organizations.
"We are gratified to honor Energy Outreach Colorado for its work on shelter issues," said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits. "They deserve to be recognized for the support they have from their community of stakeholders."
The full list of top-rated Food and Shelter nonprofits is available at http://greatnonprofits.org/issues/food-shelter-2010. Energy Outreach Colorado's reviews are at www.greatnonprofits.org/organizations/reviews/energy-outreach-colorado.
All reviews appear on GreatNonprofits.org and GuideStar.org, a source for donor research on nonprofits. Nonprofits with 10 or more positive reviews during the campaign are included on the list.
Energy Outreach is an independent, non-profit organization that raises funds for home energy assistance and energy efficiency upgrades for affordable housing and nonprofits through foundation, corporate, government and individual donations. More information is available at www.energyoutreach.org.
About Energy Outreach Colorado
Energy Outreach Colorado is the only independent, non-profit organization in the state that raises money to help limited income Coloradans afford home energy. Since 1989, EOC has distributed nearly $123 million to fund energy bill payment assistance and energy efficiency upgrades for affordable housing. Energy Outreach Colorado relies on private donations, corporate contributions and foundation grants. It has received top ratings from Charity Navigator for eight consecutive years and is an accredited charity by the Better Business Bureau. Energy Outreach Colorado, www.EnergyOutreach.org, can be reached at 303-825-8750 or at 225 E. 16th Ave. Ste. 200, Denver, CO 80203-1612.
SOURCE Energy Outreach Colorado