American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific Earns Highest Rating
(October 5, 2015)
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SEATTLE – The American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific, serving Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming, was recently awarded the Charity Navigator Four Star Award. This award recognizes the charity staffs and boards across the country that meet financial health and accountability, along with higher transparency standards. A four out of four star rating indicates that the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific maintains excellent governance and ethical practices while saving lives by improving community lung health and preventing lung disease.
Allison Hickey, President and CEO of the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific, commented, "It is an honor to receive a 4 out of 4 stars by Charity Navigator. They recognized our fiscal responsibility and ethical practices reinforcing to our donors that we continue to be worthy of their trust.” She added, “We are confident that this coveted award will galvanize our ongoing work of fighting for better air quality and improved lung health.”
According to Charity Navigator, their teams evaluate more than 8,000 charities by rating the financial and operational practices of non-profit organizations nationwide. The organization provides donors with critical information necessary when making future charitable choices.
The American Lung Association has been saving lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease for more than 100 years.
About the American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific
The American Lung Association is a non-profit, voluntary public health organization, working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease in Alaska, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming. Our programs focus on the areas of air quality, tobacco prevention and cessation and lung health. For more information about the American Lung Association or to support the work it does, call (206) 441-5100 or visit www.lung.org.