SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Food Bank earned the highest possible rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator.

  • San Antonio Food Bank president and CEO expressed pride
  • The food bank is among only 2 percent to receive this kind of recognition
  • President and CEO of Charity Navigator comments

According to information from Chief Development Officer Michael Guerra, the ranking is based on financial health, commitment to accountability, and transparency.

“People trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity when they decide to support the San Antonio Food Bank’s mission of fighting hunger in Southwest Texas,” said Eric Cooper, San Antonio Food Bank president and CEO.

Cooper expressed pride on how the food bank is among only 2 percent of charitable organizations nationwide that have received this distinction for nine consecutive years.

“This exceptional designation sets the San Antonio Food Bank apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness,” Michael Thatcher, president and CEO of Charity Navigator, said. 

The San Antonio Food Bank provides millions of pounds of food to over 530 charitable organizations in Southwest Texas who serve those in need. The bank also provides long-term programs for individuals and families.