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.

Hope for the Warriors

Highly Recommended

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate Hope for the Troops spent 86 percent of its $6 million budget on programs and about 14 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

Intrepid Fallen Heroes

Not Recommended

Based on its 2020 tax return, Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund has net assets equal to 17 times its $1.1 annual budget. This may be an indication that the group is spending too little of its donations on programs. We recommend net assets exceed no more than 3 years of the… Read More

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Not Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spent 27.3 percent of its $4.1 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent overhead spending. We do not recommend giving to the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. See… Read More

K9s for Warriors

Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate K9s for Warriors spent 80 percent of its $10 million budget on programs and 20 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 K9s for… Read More