United Way of Washington County Earns Platinum Seal of Transparency through Guidestar

PLATINUM Level Guidestar Status achieved

Guidestar is an information service specializing in reporting on U.S. nonprofit companies. Guidestar is considered to be the world's largest source of information regarding non profit organizations. It was reported in 2016 that there are over 2.5 million organizations reporting to guidestar. GuideStar also serves to verify that a recipient organization is established and that donated funds go where the donor intended. GuideStar offers four seals based on the information a nonprofit provides in its profile: Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum These seals allow for nonprofits to share progress and results for their mission. Platinum level is a status that only 1 percent of the 2.5 million organizations have achieved. What an accomplishment!