Our men and women in uniform make sacrifices each and every day for
our country and our freedom ó and so do their families. Every
contribution helps us Serve Those Who Serve America.
The ASYMCA has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator,
Americaís largest independent evaluator of charities for the sixth consecutive year. Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates
that the organization excels, as compared to other charities in America,
in allocating and growing finances in the most fiscally responsible way
possible. Less than 8% of the charities rated by Charity Navigator
receive at least four 4-star evaluations, and fewer than 3% have at least six 4-star evaluations.
We encourage you to take a look at our financial statements, available below.
Or donate In-Kind!
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Combined Federal Campaign
ASYMCA is a proud participant in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC),
the worldís largest and most successful annual workplace giving
campaign, enabling federal employees to contribute to the charities of
their choice. Pledges made by federal civilian, postal, and military
donors during the campaign season (September 1st to December 15th)
support eligible non-profit organizations that provide health and human
service benefits throughout the world.
In 2011, the Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) received an ďExceptionalĒ
rating from Charity Navigator for the sixth straight year. The
designation recognizes ASYMCA for consistently executing its mission to
enrich the lives of junior enlisted personnel and their families in a
fiscally responsible way. As Americaís premier independent charity
evaluator, Charity Navigator reviews the financial health of more than
5,500 of Americaís largest charities, providing donors with objective,
reliable assessments of the financial health of their chosen charity.
The four-star rating indicates that ASYMCA exceeds industry standards.
Only 8 percent of charities rated by Charity Navigator have received
four or more consecutive four-star evaluations, and fewer than 3% have received 6 or more four-star evaluations.
ASYMCA is a Valued Partner of GuideStar, an organization that aims to
revolutionize philanthropy and nonprofit practice by providing
information that advances transparency, enables users to make better
decisions, and encourages charitable giving.
Independent Charities of America
The ASYMCA is a proud recipient of the Independent Charities Seal of
Excellence, which is awarded to the members of Independent Charities of
America and Local Independent Charities of America that have, upon
rigorous independent review, been able to certify, document, and
demonstrate on an annual basis that they meet the highest standards of
public accountability, program effectiveness, and cost effectiveness.¬†
These standards include those required by the US Government for
inclusion in the Combined Federal Campaign, probably the most exclusive
fund drive in the world.¬† Of the 1,000,000 charities operating in the
United States today, it is estimated that fewer than 50,000, or 5
percent, meet or exceed these standards, and, of those, fewer than 2,000
have been awarded this Seal.
Military Family and Veterans Service¬† Organizations of America
Military Family and Veterans Service Organizations of America is a
nonprofit organization that pre-screens high quality national and
international charities and presents them for the publicís giving
consideration. ASYMCA is a proud member of MVPSOA.
BBB Wise Giving Alliance The BBB Wise Giving Alliance is a national charity monitoring
organization affiliated with the Better Business Bureau system. The
Alliance and its predecessor organizations have over a century of
combined experience in charity evaluation. Unlike other charity
monitoring groups that focus solely on a review of charity finances, the
BBB Wise Giving Alliance completes comprehensive, in-depth evaluations
of the charityís governance, fund raising practices, solicitations and
informational materials, as well as how it spends its money.