Recommended 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.

Blue Star Families

Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that Blue Star Families spent 82 percent of its $5.9 million budget on programs and about 18 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

Bob Woodruff Family Foundation

Recommended

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate the Bob Woodruff Family Foundation spent 81 percent of its $12.5 million budget on programs and about 19 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

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

National Veterans Foundation

Recommended

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that the National Veterans Foundation spent 81 percent of its $620,000 budget on programs and about 19 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