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.

Homes for Our Troops

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that Homes for Our Troops spent 87.1 percent of its $30.3 million budget on programs and 12.9 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues with… Read More

Hope for the Warriors

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate Hope for the Warriors spent 85.5 percent of its $6.5 million budget on programs and 14.5 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues with Hope… Read More

HVAF of Indiana, Inc.

Based on its 2020 tax return, we calculate that HVAF of Indiana, Inc. spent 77.9 percent of its $8 million budget on programs and 22.1 percent on overhead. This meets our recommendation that a charity spend 75 percent of its budget on programs. We did not detect any issues with… Read More

Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America

Based on its 2019 tax return, we calculate that the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spent 27.3 percent of its $4 million budget on overhead. This is higher than our recommended 25 percent overhead spending. We do not recommend giving to the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. See… Read More