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.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund

Based on its 2022 tax return, we calculate that the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund spent 65.4 percent of its $7.3 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent maximum overhead spending. Additionally, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund used joint cost accounting for 39.2 percent of its… Read More

Vietnam Veterans of America

Based on its 2023 tax return, we calculate that Vietnam Veterans of America spent 33.6 percent of its $10.8 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent maximum overhead spending. We do not recommend giving to the Vietnam Veterans of America. See our lists of… Read More

Warrior Canine Connection

Based on its 2022 tax return, the net assets of Warrior Canine Connection equal 4.66 times its $2.9 million budget. 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 of the group’s… Read More

Warrior Foundation Freedom Station

Based on its 2022 tax return, we calculate that Warrior Foundation Freedom Station spent 87.9 percent of its $2.6 million budget on programs and 12.1 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend at least 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any… Read More