WASHINGTON, DC – Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Washington, DC (RMHC DC) is honored to announce its continued recognition as one of Greater Washington’s best community-based charities by the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington. Being re-featured online by the Catalogue reflects RMHC DC's status as a highly effective local charity, working to ease the hardship of children's illness on families through programs that help children heal faster, cope better, and stay healthy.
RMHC DC was selected to be re-featured online in the 13th annual Catalogue for Philanthropy, which has, since 2003, connected caring citizens with worthy community causes and raised more than $28 million for featured nonprofits.
The Catalogue's vetting process is rigorous: members of a 125-person review team, made up of foundations, corporations, peer nonprofits and the philanthropic advisory community, evaluate charities on the basis of program impact and fiscal soundness and each featured charity is visited on-site by at least one member of the review team.
“Donors know they can trust the Catalogue to help them make smart decisions about local nonprofits where their contributions will really make a difference,” notes Catalogue President Barbara Harman. “The Washington, DC region ranks third in wealth disparity in the nation – having one of the most affluent (and well-educated) populations in the country, and also one of the poorest. We are in a unique position to help our neighbors by connecting donors and volunteers to worthy, local nonprofits working to strengthen theD.C. region. The Catalogue makes it easy to learn about community needs and to help meet them.”
In November, 25,000 individuals and hundreds of family foundations will receive copies of the print Catalogue. Learn more about RMHCDC here!