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

NEADS World Class Service Dogs

Recommended

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that NEADS World Class Service Dogs spent 82 percent of its $3.2 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 recommend net assets exceed no more than 3… Read More

New Directions for Veterans

Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that New Directions for Veterans spent 77 percent of its $7.2 million budget on programs and about 23 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

Pat Tillman Foundation

Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that Pat Tillman Foundation spent 78 percent of its $3.5 million budget on programs and about 22 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

Project Sanctuary

Recommended

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that Project Sanctuary spent 83 percent of its $2.1 million budget on programs and about 17 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 Project… Read More

Team Red, White, and Blue

Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate Team Red, White, and Blue spent 76 percent of its $6.2 million budget on programs and 24 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

United Through Reading

Recommended

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that United Through Reading spent 85 percent of its $1.9 million budget on programs and about 15 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

USA Cares

Recommended

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that USA Cares spent 82 percent of its $1.5 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 USA… Read More