Charities

We have created a rating system that, in our opinion, pulls out the most relevant information for each charity. Based on that data, we offer our opinion about donating.

AdoptaPlatoon Soldier Support Effort

Based on its 2021 tax return, we calculate that the AdoptaPlatoon Soldier Support Effort spent 81.6 percent of its $7.6 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent overhead spending. Additionally, AdoptaPlatoon Soldier Support Effort used joint cost accounting for 65.6 percent of its budget. While… Read More

Air Force Aid Society

Based on its 2021 tax return, the net assets of the Air Force Aid Society equal 17.2 times its budget of $15 million. This may be an indication that the group is spending too little of its donations on programs. We recommend net assets exceed no more than 3 years… Read More

Air Force Enlisted Village

Based on its 2022 tax return, we calculate that Air Force Enlisted Village spent 90.8 percent of its $13.9 million budget on programs and 9.2 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a highly recommended charity spend 90 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any… Read More

Alpha Omega Veterans Services Inc.

Based on its 2021 tax return, we calculate that Alpha Omega Veterans Services Inc. spent 80.5 percent of its $2.3 million budget on programs and 19.5 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues… Read More