Charity Navigator Gives St. Vincent de Paul Chicago Highest Rating

Recently, Charity Navigator, which is the nation’s largest independent evaluator of nonprofits, gave St. Vincent de Paul Chicago a four star rating, the best they can give. That rating can only be claimed by about one quarter of the nonprofits rated by the organization, and is predicated on a complex matrix of qualifications. Charity Navigator […]

Trump Said He’d Donate Book Money to Charity, But He Didn’t

Just when you thought there weren’t any more examples of Donald Trump lying about his charitable activities, here comes another story. Last year, Trump vowed that the proceeds from sales of his newest book, Crippled America: How to Make America Great Again, would go to veterans’ charities. Ignoring for a moment the grossly ableist language […]

How to Avoid Charity Phone Scams

According to the National Cancer Institute, there is an estimated 1,685,210 people that will be diagnosed with a form of cancer in 2016. With this shocking rate, there’s a high possibility that we know or are someone who is affected by cancer. Because of this reason, scammers have used this opportunity to pretend to be […]

Urban Ministries Charity CEO Praised for Taking a Low Salary

The head of Urban Ministries of Durham was recently praised from a national, independent charity evaluator, Charity Navigator, for managing a highly rated charity but taking a smaller than expected paycheck. With revenue of almost $2.7 million, Urban Ministries’ Executive Director Sheldon Mitchell receives a salary of $85,000. This ranks the organization fourth in Charity’s […]

UK Charity Helps Kids Recognize Abusive Relationships

In the United Kingdom, the anti-abuse charity Tender is working to help kids avoid abusive relationships by teaching them how to recognize those relationships and the kinds of actions that are abusive. Many of the students that they work with are around 13 or 14 years of age, but they already live in a world […]