Largest Charities in America

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There are many registered nonprofits in the United States. They range from local grass roots efforts to large international aid organizations. They are organized and operated for purposes which bring benefits to the public interest. Let’s find out more their focuses and funds.

 


AmeriCares, a non profit-disaster relief and humanitarian aid organization, provides immediate response to urgent medical needs and support health care initiatives for people worldwide. The charity’s President Curtis Welling was paid $310,000.

 


AmeriCares: 1.2 billion

AmeriCares: 1.2 billion

 


Untied Way of America, based in Alexandria, Virginia, has a focus on workplace fundraising campaigns. This non-profit organization’s nationwide network is almost 1,300 local United Way offices. United Way’s main focus areas consist of education, income, and health. President and Chief Executive Officer of United Way of America earned $715,000.

 


United Way: $3.8 billion

United Way: $3.8 billion

 


Feed The Children, one of ten largest charities in the United States, focuses on delivering food, medicine, and other necessities to children and families who lack these essentials because of war, poverty, famine, or natural disasters.

 


Feed The Children: $1.2 billion

Feed The Children: $1.2 billion

 


Catholic Charities, USA, which was established as the National Conference of Catholic Charities, is an umbrella group of 170 church-owned agencies. They aim at reducing poverty, supporting families, and empowering communities. The charity’s agency served more than 8 million individuals two years ago. Its top official was paid $425,000.

 


Catholic Charities USA: $940 million

Catholic Charities USA: $940 million

 


Food For The Poor, which helps children and the poorest of the poor in Latin America and the Caribbean, feeds two million poor every day. This Florida-based charity’s financial efficiencies are high.

 


Food For The Poor: $1.1 billion

Food For The Poor: $1.1 billion

 


Salvation Army has its International Headquarters at 101 Queen Victoria Street, London, United Kingdom. With focus on helping the poor, the Army now works in 121 countries. However, its financial efficiencies are slightly below average.

 


Salvation Army: $1.7 billion

Salvation Army: $1.7 billion

 

 

Related links:

Creating Awareness for Charities

Charities and Their Fight For Survival

Charity for Children-let the innocent faces smile

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This article was published on 2010/11/30
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