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Global Health Nonprofit MAP International Ranked #2 “Top-Notch Charity” By Charity Navigator

For Immediate Release
Contacts:
Katie Pace, (828) 329-2988, kpace@map.org
Mitch Leff, (404) 861-4769, mitch@leffassociates.com
 
Global Health Nonprofit MAP International Ranked #2 “Top-Notch Charity” By Charity Navigator 
 
Leading Charity Evaluator Gives MAP 99.94 Score for Financial Accountability, Transparency, Overall Results
 
ATLANTA, June 4, 2015 - MAP International (www.map.org), one of the world’s top global health and humanitarian nonprofits, has been ranked the number two “Top Notch Charity” by Charity Navigator (www.charitynavigator.org). MAP received a 99.94 overall score and four stars from Charity Navigator, which reports the 10 Top-Notch charities earn their highest 4-star rating for financial health as well as accountability and transparency. 

MAP International has responded globally to several recent health crises. Currently, the nonprofit is providing medical assistance to the victims of the earthquake in Nepal. So far, $900,000 in critical medicines and medical supplies has been sent to Nepal with more assistance planned. Last year, MAP sent more than $4.5 Million in medicine, supplies and personal protective equipment for workers treating Ebola patients in Africa.
 
Charity Navigator examines and ranks the charity’s financial, accountability and transparency and overall results to determine the rating. Founded in 2001, Charity Navigator is the nation’s largest and most utilized evaluator of charities. Charity Navigator concludes those charities in the top 10 execute their missions in a fiscally responsible manner.

The 10 Top-Notch Charities include:
1.     Midwest Food Bank (99.95)
2.     MAP International (99.94)
3.     Direct Relief (99.94)
4.     Books for Africa (99.93)
5.     Step Up for Students (99.92)
6.     Weld Food Bank (99.83)
7.     Central Pennsylvania Food Bank (99.82)
8.     Central Illinois Foodbank (99.80)
9.     Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania (99.80)
10.  Air Warrior Courage Foundation (99.78)
 
The Charity Navigator rankings of other Atlanta-based charities include Medshare (97.15), CARE (81.38) and the American Cancer Society (76.35).
 
About MAP International
MAP International (www.map.org) is a global health and humanitarian organization that delivers medicines, medical supplies and health services around the world. The aid is in response to man-made and natural disasters, to people living with neglected tropical diseases and to people living in severe poverty. Each year, MAP International provides more than $330 million in essential medicines to 10 million people in more than 100 countries. The organization has 10 offices worldwide, serving people in the United States, Africa, Asia and Latin America.
 
Since its founding 60 years ago, MAP International’s focus on delivering medical supplies around the world in times of crisis and to those living in great need has allowed it to build an unmatched expertise in the logistics and supply chain management of medicines and healthcare services. Over the last 60 years, MAP has provided nearly $5 billion in medicines and supplies to more than two billion people in 115 countries.

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