First Book Earns Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Mar 19, 2012, 10:03 ET from First Book

WASHINGTON, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Book, the nonprofit that provides new books to kids in need across the country, has been awarded a four-star rating from Charity Navigator.

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America's premier charity evaluator, Charity Navigator rates nonprofit organizations to provide donors of all levels with reliable data about the impact, efficiency and fiscal health of the organizations.

"We've been putting new books into the hands of children and teachers for twenty years," said Kyle Zimmer, president and CEO of First Book. "The work that we do helps transform the lives of kids in need, and we're delighted to be recognized by Charity Navigator. We want our donors to feel confident that we're putting their hard-earned gifts to good use, and this rating proves that."

The four-star rating is Charity Navigator's highest possible evaluation.

About First Book
First Book has distributed more than 90 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada.  By making new, high-quality books available on an ongoing basis, First Book is transforming the lives of children in need and the elevating the quality of education. For more information, please visit us online or follow our latest news on Facebook and Twitter.

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