My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Room To Read, San Francisco, CA, USA
Room to Read is a rare non-profit organization in that it not only has a critical mission but also manages to execute with tremendous effectiveness and efficiency. I am proud to be associated with such an organization, which is truly changing the world, one library, school, and student at a time. I know of no other charity that can match Room to Read in terms of return on investment or the network of volunteers that is has established around the globe.
Review for Cancer Research Institute, Inc., New York, NY, USA
As a cancer researcher, I highly endorse the fantastic work done by the Cancer Research Institute (CRI). The CRI is the premier non-profit organization in the realm of cancer immunotherapy, which can lead to durable responses not seen using other therapeutic approaches. (For this reason, cancer immunotherapy was recently highlighted as the Breakthrough of the Year for 2013 by the prestigious journal Science.) In addition to organizing clinical trial information for patients and hosting a fantastic biennial conference for scientists, the CRI funds exceptional trainees and cutting-edge research in order to work towards a cure for cancer. Independent analysis by Charity Navigator reveals that the CRI has earned the top four-star rating, scoring 94% on financial and a perfect 100% on accountability and transparency (http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=3417#.VEAryktUBD4).