Press Releases

JDC Once Again Receives Charity Navigator's Highest Rating

Contact:

Michael Geller / JDC Telephone: (212) 885-0838

For Immediate Release

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization, has once again received Charity Navigator’s highest 4-star rating. This distinction recognizes JDC’s ability to outperform most charities in the U.S. by efficiently managing its finances.

“In an uncertain world still plagued by economic strife, war, and natural disasters, we’re proud that JDC has been lauded by Charity Navigator for both its financial dependability and its critical role in providing life-saving humanitarian relief to Jews and others in need overseas,” said JDC’s CEO Steven Schwager.

JDC has previously been named one of Charity Navigator’s “10 of the Best Charities Everyone’s Heard Of”; was among the top 100 charities in the Chronicle of Philanthropy’s annual “Philanthropy 400” listing; and is an accredited charity with the Better Business Bureau.

“Receiving four out of a possible four stars indicates that your organization adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. Only 15% of the charities we rate have received at least 2 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee outperforms most other charities in America,” wrote Ken Berger, President and CEO of Charity Navigator.

Charity Navigator — the largest independent evaluator of philanthropies in the U.S. — provides information and evaluates the financial health of more than 5,000 charities.

About JDC

The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. JDC works in more than 70 countries and in Israel to alleviate hunger and hardship, rescue Jews in danger, create lasting connections to Jewish life, and provide immediate relief and long-term development support for victims of natural and man-made disasters.

For more information, please visit www.JDC.org.

Subscribe to our RSS feed: Press Releases
X

An error occurred during your login.

X

JDC, Cookies, and Your Privacy

Cookies are small pieces of information sent by our web server for storage on your computer, to be retrieved when you return to this site. We use cookies to allow you faster, more convenient access, and to prevent you from being required to log in on every page of our sites.

For more information on JDC’s use of cookies, read our Privacy Policy.

X

An Error Occurred

X

Logging In With One of Your Social Web Site Logins

Instead of trying to remember a bunch of special username/password combinations to log in to different web sites that you visit, you can now link your account on this web site to your account on one (or more) of the social media web sites shown and log in with the same username/password combination that you use on that social web site to log in to our site.

To provide this connection in a secure manner, we use Gigya, a social network connection provider that works behind the scenes to make safe, secure connections between user accounts on different systems, such as popular social media web sites like Facebook and web sites like ours where you are actively involved in social issues and causes.

Each time you log in, Gigya uses special application programming interfaces (APIs) to establish the connection between the sites and validate your username and password. Neither our web site or Gigya receive or store your social network passwords.

In addition to reducing the number of logins you have to remember, connecting your accounts can make it quicker and easier to share an activity or cause you feel passionately about from our web site with your friends on your social web sites.

You can break the connection between your accounts at any time.