For the eighth year in a row, the Rescue Mission of Trenton has received the highest rating of 4 stars from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.

Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator, said, “Only 6% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 8 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that the Rescue Mission of Trenton outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets it apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness.”

Charity Navigator’s recognition highlights The Mission’s fiscal responsibility while underscoring the organization’s adherence to solid governance, strict ethical guidelines, and other best practices.

This rating system was developed to help donors make informed giving decisions with greater confidence by providing in-depth, objective ratings and analysis of the financial health, accountability, and transparency of America’s largest charities.

Barrett Young, Chief Executive Officer of The Mission, said, “Receiving the highest rating from Charity Navigator is a tribute to our exceptionally talented team of highly-dedicated professionals who collaborate here around the clock, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year – with a remarkable depth of compassion and understanding – helping to feed those who are hungry, house those who are homeless, and provide opportunities for all.”