Charities

We have created a rating system that, in our opinion, pulls out the most relevant information for each charity. Based on that data, we offer our opinion about donating.

Hire Heroes USA

Highly Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that Hire Heroes USA spent 88 percent of its $10.7 million budget on programs and about 12 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues with… Read More

Homes for Our Troops

Highly Recommended

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that Homes for Our Troops spent 87 percent of its $30.3 million budget on programs and about 13 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues… Read More

Homes for Veterans

Not Recommended

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that Homes for Veterans spent 45 percent of its $1.1 million budget on programs. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent overhead spending. For this reason, we do not recommend giving to Homes for Veterans. See our lists of Highly… Read More

HonorBound Foundation

Not Recommended

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that HonorBound Foundation spent 55.7 percent of its $2 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent overhead spending. According to the New York Attorney General, HonorBound Foundation engaged in solicitations that raised $17,816,723.88 from 2005 to 2020,… Read More