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September 5, 2018

GEORGIA MOUNTAIN FOOD BANK ACHIEVES ACCREDITATION FROM BBB WISE GIVING ALLIANCE

GEORGIA MOUNTAIN FOOD BANK ACHIEVES

ACCREDITATION FROM BBB WISE GIVING ALLIANCE

Highlighting Excellence in Leadership, Finances and Mission-Driven Work

 

Gainesville, Ga –By meeting key standards of board oversight, finances, results reporting and fundraising appeals, Georgia Mountain Food Bank achieved accreditation by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance. This accreditation signifies that Georgia Mountain Food Bank is deserving of donor trust as they are a well-run nonprofit organization.

 

The BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) is the nation’s only comprehensive charity evaluator, assisting donors in making sound giving decisions. Donors know they can trust a charity if it is accredited by the BBB WGA.  Their broad standards go beyond what the law requires and dives deeper than other charity monitoring organizations.  Each BBB WGA charity report process involves a rigorous review using 20 holistic BBB Charity Standards, interaction with charity officials about corrective actions needed to address deficiencies, and quality control measures to assure report accuracy. Thousands of charities have reports available to the public at Give.org.

 

“The public can be assured that every charity evaluation is completed with careful, objective analysis of charity information,” says Art Taylor, president and CEO of the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, “By achieving accreditation, Georgia Mountain Food Bank has earned public trust having demonstrated its commitment to sound governance, transparency and achieving its mission.”

 

ABOUT BBB WISE GIVING ALLIANCE
BBB Wise Giving Alliance (BBB WGA) is a standards-based charity evaluator that seeks to verify the trustworthiness of nationally-soliciting charities by completing rigorous evaluations based on 20 holistic standards that address charity governance, effectiveness reporting, finances, fund raising, appeal accuracy, and other issues. National charity reports are produced by the BBB WGA and local charity reports are produced by local Better Business Bureaus – all reports are available at Give.org.

September 5, 2018