Monday, February 04, 2013

Why I won't support the Wounded Warrior Project.

As controversial an idea as it sounds, I cannot and will not support an otrganization when the guy running the show has to make do with a paltry $320,000 a year in salary.

Check out the facts and figures at Charity Navigator: They are the lowest rated charity of those compared.

Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 09/2011)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$319,692 0.55% Steven Nardizzi Executive Director

  Score (out of 70) Rating
Overall 54.18 3 stars
  Financial 48.00 2 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 66.00 4 stars

Charities Performing Similar Types of Work

Charity Name Overall Score Overall Rating
Wounded Warrior Project - FL 54.18 3 stars
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society - VA 58.52 3 stars
Homes for Our Troops - MA 69.15 4 stars
Operation Homefront - TX 66.06 4 stars
Fisher House Foundation - MD 60.92 4 stars

Find someone else.  There are others out there who do more with less.

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