Sunday, December 12, 2021

10 Highly Rated Charities to Consider

Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10001 (866) 232-8484 Alzheimer's Foundation of America ( (Rated 91% by Charity Navigator)

The Anti-Cruelty Society, 157 W. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL 60654-7105 (312) 644-8338 The Anti-Cruelty Society | Home ( (Rated 95% by Charity Navigator)

Central Illinois Food Bank, 1937 East Cook Rd., Springfield, IL 62703  (Rated 93% by Charity Navigator)

Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation, 110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10017 (800) 259-4636  (Rated 93% by Charity Navigator)

Greater Chicago Food Depository, 4100 West Ann Laurie Place, Chicago, IL 60632 (773) 247-3663 (Rated 94% by Charity Navigator)

International Relief Teams, 4560 Alvarado Canyon Road, Suite 1H, San Diego, CA 92120 (619) 284-7979 100% by Charity Navigator)

Midwest Food Bank, 2031 Warehouse Rd. Normal IL 61761 (309) 663-5350 (Rated 97% by Charity Navigator)

National Alliance to End Homelessness, 1518 K Street, NW, Suite 410, Washington, DC 20005 (Rated 92% by Charity Navigator)

Natural Resources Defense Council, P.O. Box 1830, Merrifield, VA 22116-9729 (Rated 96% by Charity Navigator)

P.A.W.S. of Chicago, 1997 N. Clybourn Ave., Chicago, IL 60614 (773) 475-4242 (Rated 97% by Charity Navigator)

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  1. Thanks, Glen. So many charities sound great by name but don't use funds wisely. Charity Navigator and Charity Watch are vital tools for assuring your support is used well

    1. Indeed, I have used Charity Navigator for years. The information they provide is extensive and valuable.

    2. Very helpful for selecting a charity that uses your donation efficiently and effectively. Thanks!