March Of Dimes Again Earns Highest Charity Rating From GuideStar
ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health, has earned the Platinum GuideStar Nonprofit Profile Seal of Transparency, the highest level of recognition from the charity watchdog agency GuideStar, for the second consecutive year. The March of Dimes page can be viewed online at https://www.guidestar.org/profile/13-1846366.
The 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency demonstrates March of Dimes focus on measuring progress and successful results toward its mission to fight for the health of all moms and babies, according to GuideStar's criteria.
"We're very pleased to be able to demonstrate to our supporters and donors in a user-friendly way that March of Dimes is achieving real results for moms and babies throughout the United States," Stacey D. Stewart, March of Dimes president. "The Platinum Seal of Transparency demonstrates that March of Dimes is successfully expanding proven programs and innovative solutions to improve care for moms and lower the nation's preterm birth rate."
To reach the Platinum level, March of Dimes added extensive information to its nonprofit profile on GuideStar, including in-depth financial information; qualitative information about goals, strategies, and capabilities; and quantitative information about results and progress toward its mission. By taking the time to provide this information, March of Dimes has demonstrated its commitment to transparency and to giving donors and funders meaningful data to evaluate the organization. This information is shared with the more than 200 philanthropic websites and applications powered by GuideStar data.
March of Dimes also meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability of the Better Business Bureau, as listed on the BBB Wise Giving Alliance Web site Give.org.
March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies by:
March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every baby can have the best possible start. Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation, we empower every mom and every family. Visit marchofdimes.org or nacersano.org for more information. Visit shareyourstory.org for comfort and support. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.
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