Special Olympics Florida announced that is has received its fourth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, pi gwo Amerik la endepandan charite evalyatè.
"Rating sa a demontre entegrite ak devouman òganizasyon an nan Stewarding donasyon sipòtè nou yo nan yon fason ki efikas e ki responsab,"Te di Sherry Wheelock, Prezidan ak Direktè Jeneral Special Olympics Florid. “Each year, we strive to bring the best quality programs to as many athletes as possible with the utmost transparency and accountability. We thank all our sponsors and volunteers for trusting Special Olympics Florida with their support.”
Te fonde an 2001, Charity Navigator uses objective, data-driven analysis to rate thousands of charity organizations. Charity Navigator examines a charity’s performance in two areas, financial health and accountability/transparency. The 4-star rating is only given to the most fiscally responsible organizations who are evaluated by 24 metrics.
Special Olympics Florida’s sound fiscal management, high standard of governance and ethics, and commitment to transparency have earned it a 4-star rating, the highest rating attainable, for the past four years. Only 11 percent of U.S. charities have achieved a 4-star rating for four consecutive years.
Special Olympics Florida provides year-round sports training, konpetisyon, and health services to children and adults with intellectual disabilities, at no cost to the athletes or their caregivers, kòm yon mwayen reyalize fizik kondisyon fizik, amoupwòp, sosyalizasyon ladrès, and the life skills necessary to be productive, respected, and contributing members of their communities. Kòm yon òganizasyon ki gen plis pase 40,000 atlèt ak 27,000 volontè ki bay plis pase $2 milyon dola nan sèvis sante gratis chak ane, programmatic quality and fiscal responsibility are viewed as the key to expanding access to services across the state.
Special Olympics Florida’s rating and other information about charitable giving are available free of charge on www.charitynavigator.org.