Have been involved in several charitable organizations over many years, and Gideons is by far the best one. Have been with Gideons for over 7 years. A very honest, caring group of individuals, very transparent with finances. The money received from churches and private donations goes 98-99% towards placing Bibles and New Testaments into the hands of people in almost 200 countries around the world who would otherwise not have access. Almost 100% volunteer based.