United Way of St. Clair County (UWSCC) recently received the esteemed 4-star rating for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. This award was bestowed to the organization by Charity Navigator, the largest evaluator of U.S. charities. Charity Navigator has been evaluating charities with an objective, numbers-based rating system since 2001. There are currently 9,158 charities rated on their website.
According to Charity Navigator (www.charitynavigator.org), Four stars is the highest possible rating obtainable. This 4-star achievement is a collective effort of all the volunteers and staff throughout UWSCC’s 95 years of service. Financial health, accountability, and transparency have always been high priorities of the organization as evidenced by their three pillars: Local, Accountable, Volunteer-Driven. UWSCC has held a 3-star rating since their first Charity Navigator assessment in 2015. Please visit www.charitynavigator.org to view UWSCC’s rating profile. For additional information on UWSCC’s accountability and transparency, visit www.uwstclair.org/Accountable.