NAM Earns Coveted 4-Star Rating From Charity Navigator

Northwest Assistance Ministries (NAM) is honored to have attained the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency.

This marks the second consecutive year that NAM has earned the highest possible rating from Charity Navigator, indicating that NAM adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that NAM exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in its area of work. Only 31% of charities evaluated have received at least two consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that NAM outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets NAM apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.

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The positive review of NAM’s financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency can now be viewed on Charity Navigator’s website.

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