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Top ten USA charities

Updated on March 22, 2016

Top 10 USA Charities

#(1)-United Way Charity

History:

The United Way of America (UWA) is one of the oldest charities in the United States. In 1887 spiritual leaders supported the Charity Organizations Society, the first United way that planned and facilitated native services and conducted one fundraising campaign for twenty two agencies.The United Way charity organization started in 1913 in Cleveland.United Way of America situated in Alexandria, Virginia, is a patriotic association that works with just about 1,300 neighborhood United Way workplaces all through the nation in a coalition of charitable institutions to pool struggles in fundraising and support.

Category Domestic Needs Region served United States President/CEO Brian Gallagher Official Website www.unitedway.org Fiscal Year End Dec 31 Total Revenues: $4,143 M

#(2)-The Salvation Army Charity


History:

In 1865 The Salvation Army was founded by William Booth and his wife Catherine in London .The Salvation Army is a Christian religional church as well as a universal charitable association .7,546 centers of the Salvation army are working all over the United States. the Salvation Army is very popular for its generosity work in more than 125 countries.There are 15,765 Salvation Army centers(churches) where people meet to worship and designs the infostructure of different projects and discuss the problems whom their community is facing.

Category Domestic Needs Region served United States President/CEO David Jaffrey Official Website www.salvationarmyusa.org Fiscal Year End Sep 30 Total Revenues: $4,111 M

#(3)-Feeding America U.S Charity

History:

In 1960 The concept of gathering the food for needy people was founded by John van Hengel in Phoenix.He was a retired businessman and he started a small kitchen for hungry people.After that a women gave him a plan to store the food for the needy.He established St. Mary’s Food Bank in Phoenix.It was a first nation’s first food bank.In a short time, food banks had been established in 18 cities across the country.He created a organization which was called America’s Second Harvest the Nation’s Food Bank Network.In 2008, the network transformed its name to Feeding America.

Category Domestic Needs Region served United States President/CEO Bob Aiken Official Website www.feedingamerica.org Fiscal Year End June 30 Total Revenues: $2,060 M

#(4)-The Task Force For Global Health U.S Charity:

History:

The Task Force for Global Health is also a largest charity organization.In 1984 The Task Force for Global Health was founded as a Task Force for Child Survival. In begining its working just limited to United States. After the hard struggle of some year the organization changed its name as The Task Force for Global Health and opened its services all over the world.

Category International Needs Region served United States President/CEO Mark Rosenberg Official Website www.taskforce.org Fiscal Year End Aug 31 Total Revenues: $1,661 M

#(5)-St. Jude Children's Research Hospital U.S Charity:

History:

It is also a largest and nonprofit charity organization in United States.St. Jude Children's Research Hospital was founded by Danny Thomas in February 4, 1962.St. Jude kid's research health center is a hospital wherein they're giving the excellent treatment for childhood melanoma and other life-threating ailments. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is working in more than 70 countries and all over the United States. St. Jude is related to a couple of affiliated hospitals across the nation to further its efforts beyond its own physical walls.It is a network of hematology clinics, hospitals, and universities that are united under the mission of St. Jude.

Category Medical Region served United States President/CEO James R. Downing Official Website www.stjude.org Fiscal Year End Jun 30 Total Revenues: $1,300 M

#(6)-YMCA USA Charity Organization:

History:

The YMCA is known as Young Men's Christian Association.It is also a largest charity organization of USA. The YMCA was founded by George Williams in 6 june 1844.The YMCA is working in more than 119 countries and gave services to around 45 million people in all over the world and are working with more than 10,000 neighborhoods across the U.S. MCAs serve America's children, families and communities by building healthy spirit, mind and body for all.

Category Youth Region served United States President/CEO Kevin Washington Official Website www.ymca.net Fiscal Year End Dec 31 Total Revenues: $6,609 M

#(7)-Goodwill Industries International Charity

History:

Goodwill Industries International Inc. is also a biggest American nonprofit organization that provides job training, employment placement services, and other community-based programs for people who have disabilities.In 1902, Reverend Edgar J. Helms of Morgan Methodist Chapel in Boston, Massachusetts, began Goodwill as a mission of his ministry.Helms and his assemblage gathered utilized family merchandise and garments being disposed of in wealthier zones of the city, then trained and hired the unemployed or dispossessed to retouch and repair them. The items were then redistributed to those in need or were given to the poor individuals who repaired them.

Category Domestic Needs Region served United States President/CEO James Gibbons Official Website www.goodwill.org Fiscal Year End Dec 31 Total Revenues: $5,373 M

#(8)-Food For The Poor Charity

History:

Food For The Poor is one of the biggest global relief and improvement associations in the United States.It was founded by Ferdinand Mahfood in 1982.Food For The Poor is an ecumenical Christian nonprofit association situated in Coconut Creek, Florida, USA that gives foox, prescription, and safe house, among different services, to the poor in Latin America and the Caribbean. Since 1982, Food For The Poor has distributed almost $11 billion quality of food, medicine, housing materials, water and other aid to the poor of the Caribbean and Latin America.

Category International Needs Region served United States President/CEO Robin Mahfood Official Website www.foodforthepoor.org Fiscal Year End Dec 31 Total Revenues: $913 M

#(9)-Direct Relief Charity

History:

Direct Relief is a very popular and nonprofit organization of United States.Direct Relief was founded by William Zimdin in 1945.William Zimdin was a very successful business man and began sending many relief parcels to their relatives, families, friends and former employees to help them after world war 2.After Zimdin's death, the organizations name changed to 'Direct Relief Foundation' in 1957 and in 1982 its name changed to "Direct Relief International" and "Direct Relief" in 2013.

Category International Needs Region served United States President/CEO Thomas Tighe Official Website www.directrelief.org Fiscal Year End Jun 30 Total Revenues: $892 M

#(10)-American Cancer Society USA Charity

History:

It was established in 1913 by 15 understood specialists and business pioneers in New York City.the American Cancer Society (ACS) is the nationwide and nonprofit community-based voluntary health association devoted to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer ,saving lives, and lessening experiencing tumor, through examination, training, promotion, and administration. The American Cancer Society comprises of a National Home Office with 13 chartered Divisions throughout the United States and a presence in most communities. More than two million volunteers carry out the Society's mission of eliminating cancer and improving quality of life for those individuals facing the disease.


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