BBB Accreditation for Charities

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Chicago & Northern Illinois

"I was driven to participate in the BBB's Charity Accreditation program so that Special Olympics Illinois can have our non-profit achieve to the highest level in benchmarking.  It is meaningful to have an accredited seal of approval from such a well respected organization as the Better Business Bureau.  
I believe it is just as important to meet the 20 challenging standards that the BBB has set so it is an achievement not just something that any non-profit can attain easily.  

The wise giving network is very exciting and important to Special Olympics Illinois as it gives us exposure and access to raise awareness to the many great companies part of the BBB network. I would strongly urge other non-profits to become engaged and involved with the BBB and their many events, programs and services." - Dave Breen, President & CEO - Special Olympics Illinois.



Denver & Boulder

"Volunteers of America feels it is important to demonstrate to volunteers and donors that the organization is a good steward of the time and money that is entrusted to us on behalf of those in need in Colorado. The BBB Charity Accreditation Program is not only a great way for us to show our commitment to high ethical standards and nonprofit best practices to potential donors and supporters, but also a way for us to track best practices as they evolve and ensure we are adhering to them." - Dianna Kunz - President & CEO - Volunteers of America Colorado Branch.



Greater Arizona 

"Make-A-Wish Arizona decided to pursue becoming a BBB Accredited Charity to provide peace-of-mind to our donors and supporters that we are dedicated to transparency and our commitment to utilizing their donations in the best way possible. With our charity being 100 percent donor-driven, it is important that everyone who supports our mission understands how and why we use their funds to make wishes come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions." - Hollie Costello, Director, Public Relations & Marketing. Make-A-Wish®  Arizona.



Greater Cincinnati Area

"Our participation in the Charity Accreditation program has allowed Stepping Stones to present itself to the Cincinnati business and donor community as an organization that places a high value on integrity, responsible business practices and full commitment to the mission we embrace. The BBB Accreditation is an excellent means of illustrating that  commitment to the larger community.The respect and recognition given to BBB Accredited charities is extremely valuable in forging new relationships with our community neighbors." - Moira Grainger, Marketing, Board & Community Liason - Stepping Stones.



Greater Mid-Atlantic Region