Navigation Links
Holiday Gift Arrives Early for Asthma Foundation

Nonprofit Group is Awarded National Charity Seal

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holiday giving season, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has been awarded a distinctive seal by the Better Business Bureau's (BBB) Wise Giving Alliance. The BBB National Charity Seal carries significant meaning for both donors and charities.

For millions of Americans who donate to charities each year, especially during the holidays, the seal is a clear sign that an organization meets the Alliance's high Standards for Charity Accountability. To qualify for the seal, the Foundation underwent a detailed evaluation by the BBB Wise Giving Alliance, the nation's most experienced charity evaluator. The evaluation process involves scrutiny of AAFA's governance, finances, solicitations and informational materials. In fact, the standards go beyond even what government regulators require.

Only organizations that come through the Alliance review with a "meets standards" conclusion are eligible to use the National Charity Seal. Angel Waldron, communications manager for AAFA, says, "The seal gives us an efficient way of demonstrating our commitment to accountability and ethical practices, which are the values that donors are looking for." Waldron added, "This commitment is all the more credible when it is verified by the respected BBB Wise Giving Alliance."

"National charities that display the seal can do so with pride," says Art Taylor, president and CEO of the Alliance. "Not only are they attesting to their organizations' adherence to sound standards, they are helping to increase donor confidence and strengthen public trust in giving."

The 55-year-old Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is a nonprofit organization and generates the majority of its annual funds from generous donations this time of year. It is the premier patient group dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with asthma and allergies through education, advocacy and research. For more asthma and allergy information or to donate to their research, advocacy or education programs, visit or call 1-800-7-ASTHMA.

SOURCE The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
Copyright©2007 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Leave That Holiday To Do List in a Drawer
2. American Council on Exercise Offers 10 Tips for Surviving the Holidays
3. Make a Difference This Holiday Season
4. Marriage & Family: Celebrating Holiday Traditions
5. Have a Heart-Healthy Holiday
6. Holiday Entertaining with Style -- and Good Health
7. Holiday Gifts That Help Fight Alzheimers Disease
8. Holiday Gifts for Those With Disabilities & Other Special Needs
9. Make a Toast, Not a Scene: Five Tips for the Holiday Office Party
10. Duracell and Actress Abigail Breslin Search for Holiday Ambassadors
11. Saks Fifth Avenue Unveils Five Magical Holiday Gifts
Post Your Comments:
(Date:10/12/2017)... Del. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... and advisory services for healthcare compliance program management, will showcase a range of ... National Association for Assisted Living (NCAL) Convention and Expo to be held October ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The ... demand of today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, ... to meet the highest standard. , These products are also: Gluten Free, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... ... Asante, a nationally recognized health system in southern Oregon, ... health joint venture through an agreement, effective October 1, 2017, to create AccentCare ... company with Asante, delivering clinically integrated care, for the past eight years. This ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... HMP , a ... of a 2017 Folio Magazine Eddie Digital Award for ‘Best B-to-B Healthcare Website.’ Winners ... October 11, 2017. , The annual award competition recognizes editorial and design excellence across ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... Mich. (PRWEB) , ... October 12, 2017 , ... ... has been named one of Michigan’s 2017 Best and Brightest in Wellness® by ... Brightest in Wellness® awards program on Friday, Oct. 20 from 7:30 a.m. to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:9/25/2017)...   Montrium , an industry leader in ... IQPC Trial Master Files & Inspection Readiness Conference ... Clinical Services has selected eTMF Connect ... EastHORN, a leading European contract research organization (CRO), ... to enable greater collaboration with sponsors, improve compliance ...
(Date:9/23/2017)... , Sept. 22, 2017 Janssen Biotech, ... complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug ... approval of sirukumab for the treatment of moderately to ... indicates additional clinical data are needed to further evaluate ... to severely active RA. ...
(Date:9/22/2017)... AVACEN Medical (AVACEN) announced that its CE-Marked ... those with the widespread pain associated with fibromyalgia in ... Essex, England commented, "I had ... no sleep at all, tremendous pain, with every movement ... [the AVACEN 100] enough, how this has and is ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: