Gifts In Kind International

Gifts In Kind International

Gifts In Kind International is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization; its mission is to link donor resources to enhance, empower and restore communities and people in need.

Gifts In Kind is the seventh-largest charity in America, according to the "Chronicle of Philanthropy". The organization generated and placed nearly $900 million in urgently needed new product donations in 2006. Gifts In Kind receives donations from thousands of large and small companies, including half of the Fortune 100 technology, retail and consumer corporations. Gifts In Kind distributes these donations to more than 150,000 community charities across the United States and throughout the world that are improving the lives of millions of people.

Gifts In Kind International is acknowledged as one of the most cost-efficient charities by "Forbes" magazine. In 2006 it operated on 0.3 percent of the fair market value of its donations -- meaning 99.7 percent of all donations went directly to communities and people in need.

[] Charity Navigator] , a leading independent charity evaluator, gave Gifts In Kind International a four-star rating (the highest grade possible) for the sixth-consecutive year — - less than 1 percent of charities who are considered for this rating achieve this status. "This ‘exceptional’ rating from Charity Navigator differentiates Gifts In Kind International from its peers and proves that it’s worthy of the public’s trust," stated the charity watchdog group.

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