San Antonio Food Bank Achieves Coveted

4 – Star Rating From Charity Navigator

October 15, 2018    


an Antonio Food Bank’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it the highest possible rating (4-star) from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the ninth consecutive time the San Antonio Food Bank has earned this top distinction. Nationally, only 2% of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received at least nine consecutive 4-star evaluations. 

Since 2002, using objective analysis, Charity Navigator has awarded only the most fiscally responsible organizations a 4-star rating. “Only 2% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 9 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that the San Antonio Food Bank outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation sets the San Antonio Food Bank apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness,” according to Michael Thatcher, President and CEO of Charity Navigator.

“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. “Our 4-star Charity Navigator rating demonstrates to our supporters our good governance and financial accountability. We are honored and proud to be among only 2% of charitable organizations nationwide that have received this top distinction for nine consecutive years.”

The San Antonio Food Bank couldn’t have received this top rating without without you. Thank you for trusting us with your donations, your volunteer time, and your good will. Your trust and support means so much to us and the individuals and families we serve in our community. Thank you for being a part of our mission of Fighting Hunger… Feeding Hope.

About San Antonio Food Bank

The San Antonio Food Bank is a 501c3 non-profit organization providing millions of pounds of food to over 530 charitable organizations in Southwest Texas serving those in need. In addition to food distribution, the San Antonio Food Bank provides numerous programs that not only solve the immediate problems of hunger, but help individuals and families gain long-term food security. For more information about the San Antonio Food Bank, visit our website at Find us on Facebook at or follow us on Twitter at


About Charity Navigator

Charity Navigator,, is the largest and most-utilized charity evaluator in America. The organization helps guide intelligent giving by evaluating the Financial Health, Accountability and Transparency of over 9,000 charities and provides basic data on the rest of the 1.8 million U.S. nonprofits. Charity Navigator accepts no advertising or donations from the organizations it evaluates, ensuring unbiased evaluations, nor does it charge the public for this trusted data. As a result, Charity Navigator, a non-profit 501 (c) (3) public charity itself, depends on support from individuals, corporations and foundations that believe it provides a much-needed service to America’s charitable givers.