HIAS receives 4-star rating


The Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.

From HIAS:

Proof that donors’ trust in HIAS is well placed

(New York, NY – July 9, 2009) – HIAS, the international migration agency of the American Jewish community, has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, an independent charity evaluator, highly regarded in the philanthropic world for its data-driven analysis that rates charitable organizations on their ability to efficiently manage and grow the organization’s finances. According to Charity Navigator, approximately a quarter of the charities evaluated receive this, their highest rating.

According to Ken Berger, President of Charity Navigator, receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that “HIAS executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way and outperforms most other charities in America. This ‘exceptional’ designation from Charity Navigator differentiates HIAS from its peers and demonstrates to the public it is worthy of their trust.”

“This top rating confirms that donors’ confidence is well placed in HIAS and our mission of serving the underserved Jewish and non-sectarian refugees and migrants of the world. As we continue to grow and achieve great things, our donors rightfully expect accountability and transparency from us, especially in these challenging financial times,” stated Gideon Aronoff, President & CEO of HIAS. “We are pleased to have this favorable report card that further enhances our visibility and viability in a highly competitive market.”

Data from Charity Navigator shows that visitors to their website give more than originally planned after viewing the information on their website.

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