Food Bank of Central New York receives fourth consecutive Four Star rating from Charity Navigator

September 11, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Food Bank of Central New York has received a coveted 4 star rating from Charity Navigator for the fourth consecutive year.  Charity Navigator is an independent organization which provides guidance to donors by rating the efficiency of charities throughout the nation on a scale of one through four stars.  Only 6% of charities evaluated have received a 4 star rating for four straight years, indicating that Food Bank of Central New York outperforms most other charities in America.

The four star rating is awarded to charities who adhere to good governance and other best practices, minimize the chance of unethical activities and execute their mission in a fiscally responsible way.  Among the many highlights, Charity Navigator lauded Food Bank of CNY for spending 93.8% of its budget exclusively on food and food programs.