This October, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida achieved a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator for the eighth year in a row! This coveted rating demonstrates Second Harvest’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.
At Second Harvest, we are proud of this accomplishment because it reaffirms our values of integrity, accountability, service and stewardship.
You may recall in September, Charity Navigator also recognized Second Harvest as one of the best organizations to donate to in the wake of Hurricane Irma. In a Business Insider article, a Charity Navigator spokesperson explained that local organizations will continue to work in the community long after a disaster has occurred.
As the nation’s largest independent evaluator of charities, Charity Navigator notes that only 2% of charities have received 8 consecutive 4-star evaluations. Second Harvest’s supporters, donors and volunteers can feel confident that their investment of time, talent and treasure will help address the heightened demand for food in the weeks and months ahead.
Charity Navigator Score & Rating for Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida
Garfield, Leanna. “The Best Charities to Give to in the Wake of Hurricane Irma.” Business Insider, Sept. 11, 2017