Agency Ranked Among Top 30 U.S. Ministries for Third Consecutive Year
SPRING LAKE, Mich., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading humanitarian health care agency International Aid has been named to MinistryWatch.com's list of Top 30 "Shining Light" Christian Ministries for 2007. This is the third consecutive year International Aid has been included in the list.
MinistryWatch.com is an online database that reviews the operations of more than 400 of the largest Christian ministries and charitable organizations in the United States. International Aid was selected for a number of key factors, including the agency's compelling mission and purpose, its relief and development efforts around the globe, and its financial stewardship and transparency. MinistryWatch.com assigned International Aid a five-star financial efficiency rating and ranked the organization 14th out of 434 ministries in its database.
MinistryWatch.com's annual list serves as a resource to help individuals determine how to allocate their giving. The website is viewed by more than 30,000 unique visitors each month, and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, major television and radio networks, and scores of local and Christian media outlets.
"We are delighted to be named one of MinistryWatch.com's 'Shining Lights' for the third consecutive year," said Myles D. Fish, International Aid's president and CEO. "This honor underscores our ongoing commitment to being a responsible steward of our supporters' gifts, as well as the growing impact International Aid is making in communities all around the globe."
The full list of 2007 "Shining Light" Ministries is available online at http://www.ministrywatch.com.
About International Aid
International Aid is a leading Christian relief and development agency that provides and supports solutions in healthcare. Over the past decade, International Aid has responded to more than 100 man-made and natural disasters -- including 9/11, Katrina and other major U.S. hurricanes, the South Asian tsunami and Pakistan earthquake -- and has delivered more than $500 million in relief supplies to 170 countries. In addition to its high- profile relief work, International Aid is heavily involved in multiple development efforts focused in the areas of community-based healthcare; disease treatment and prevention; and leveraging the agency's network of ministry partners to provide products, equipment and knowledge-based services to people in need worldwide.
MinistryWatch.com is a donor advocate, with the mission of helping Christian donors make more informed and effective giving decisions. The organization's MinistryWatch.com website contains detailed financial and worldview information for more than 400 of the largest Christian ministries in the country. The site is viewed by more than 30,000 unique visitors each month, and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, major television and radio networks, and scores of local and Christian media outlets.
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