Prevent Cancer Foundation® earns 4 out of 4 stars from Charity Navigator

Published on June 19, 2018

Charity Navigator - Four Star CharityFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Contact: Lisa Berry

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The Prevent Cancer Foundation’s continued dedication to transparency and financial accountability has earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the third consecutive year. In addition to having the highest rating on Charity Navigator, the Prevent Cancer Foundation® is recognized as a top-rated charity on CharityWatch and holds a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.

Charity Navigator carefully evaluates more than 9,000 U.S. charities, awarding 4-star ratings to organizations with the highest performances in the categories of “Financial Health” and “Accountability & Transparency.” High ratings recognize charities that implement industry best practices and uphold a commitment to honesty with donors and stakeholders.

The Foundation’s rating places it in the top 25 percent of charities evaluated by Charity Navigator. “Based on the Prevent Cancer Foundation’s 4-star rating, people can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity,” said Michael Thatcher, president & CEO of Charity Navigator.

Donations made to the Prevent Cancer Foundation® are critical to saving lives through research, education, outreach and advocacy. “It’s important our donors trust that we’re using their donations wisely in our mission of saving lives across all populations through cancer prevention and early detection,” said Carolyn Aldigé, president and founder of the Prevent Cancer Foundation®

Charity Navigator’s scoring and rating of the Prevent Cancer Foundation® are available at at no cost. Visitors who register for a free user account on Charity Navigator have access to additional information on the Prevent Cancer Foundation® and other charitable organizations.

About the Prevent Cancer Foundation®

The Prevent Cancer Foundation® is one of the nation’s leading voluntary health organizations and the only U.S. nonprofit organization focused solely on cancer prevention and early detection. Founded in 1985, it has catapulted cancer prevention to prominence and fulfills its mission through research, education, outreach and advocacy.

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About Charity Navigator

Founded in 2001, Charity Navigator is the largest charity evaluator in America and its website,, attracts 11 million visitors per year – more visitors than all other charity rating groups combined. The organization helps guide intelligent giving by evaluating the Financial Health and Accountability & Transparency of more than 9,000 charities. Charity Navigator accepts no advertising or donations from the organizations it evaluates, ensuring unbiased evaluations, nor does it charge the public for this trusted data. As a result, Charity Navigator, a 501(c)(3) public charity itself, depends on support from individuals, corporations and foundations that believe it provides a much-needed service to America’s charitable givers. Charity Navigator, can be reached directly by telephone at (201) 818-1288, or by mail at 139 Harristown Road, Suite 101, Glen Rock, N.J., 07452.






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