For Immediate Release
Alexandria, Va. – September 14, 2015 – Fight Colorectal Cancer’s (Fight CRC) sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have secured its second consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.
The rating puts Fight CRC in a group of distinct charities recognized for sound governance and ethical practices, as well as transparency. The recognition further exemplifies the organization’s commitment to excellence in its operations.
“We’re proud to stand with some of the country’s top charities with our second 4-star rating from Charity Navigator” said Michael Sola, Executive Vice President. “We’re committed to running ethical activities and freely sharing information about our organization so that we’re held accountable to our donors, partners and stakeholders. We appreciate the recognition.”
Since 2002, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations with a 4-star rating.
“Fight CRC’s coveted 4-star rating puts it in a very select group of high-performing charities,” according to Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator. “Out of the thousands of nonprofits Charity Navigator evaluates, only one out of four earns 4 stars — a rating that demands rigor, responsibility and commitment to openness. Fight CRC’s supporters should feel much more confident that their hard-earned dollars are being used efficiently and responsibly when it acquires such a high rating.”
To view Fight Colorectal Cancer’s financial statements and annual reports, visit FightCRC.org.
About Charity Navigator
Charity Navigator, www.charitynavigator.org, 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. Charity Navigator, can be reached directly by telephone at (201) 818-1288, or by mail at 139 Harristown Road, Suite 101, Glen Rock, N.J., 07452.
About Fight Colorectal Cancer
Fight Colorectal Cancer is a community of activists who find it unacceptable that colorectal cancer – a preventable disease – is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. In 2005, we were founded by survivors and family members who believed in making a difference. Since then we have grown to be a leading, national nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. known for our advocacy. Our team plays an important role in making medical information practical for survivors and their families and provides trusted resources that guide patients from diagnosis through survivorship. We unite the colorectal cancer community by empowering anyone impacted by this disease to share their story, advocate for better policies and get involved in the research process. We are one million strong and we won’t stop fighting until there’s a cure. Join us at FightCRC.org.