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Emergency medical aid was delivered to Health ProMed in Vieques, an island 80 miles east of San Juan that was hit particularly hard by Hurricane Maria. (Photo by Bimarian Films for Direct Relief)
Emergency medical aid was delivered to Health ProMed in Vieques, an island 80 miles east of San Juan that was hit particularly hard by Hurricane Maria. (Photo by Bimarian Films for Direct Relief)

Charity Navigator, the largest independent evaluator of U.S. charities, ranks the 10 top charities from the more than 8,000 organizations it reviews each year.

“Charitable givers should feel confident that these national institutions put their donations to good use.” – Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator’s 2018 list of the “10 Best Charities” accounts for financial performance, transparency, and accountability.

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Rank
Top 10 Charities
Score
1 Direct Relief 100.00
2 Map International 100.00
3 The Rotary Foundation 100.00
4 The Conservation Fund 98.23
5 The Carter Center 97.87
6 Doctors Without Borders 97.23
7 Americares 97.23
8 National Council of YMCA USA 97.17
9 Patient Services Inc. 97.17
10 Catholic Medical Mission Board 96.83

Charity Reviews: Direct Relief

In addition to the No. 1 spot on Charity Navigator’s list, Direct Relief earns a 100% fundraising efficiency rating from Forbes, an “A” rating from CharityWatch, and was named to Fast Company’s list of the “World’s 10 Most Innovative Nonprofits.”

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