Long Beach-Based Arthritis National Research Foundation Earns Top Mark in US by Charity Navigator for Seventh Year in a Row

Charity Navigator has named Long Beach-based nonprofit the Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) as one of the best in America for the seventh consecutive year, according to a statement from ANRF.

ANRF was awarded Charity Navigator’s four-star rating, the highest in the system and an honor that only two percent of US charities can claim.

According to ANRF, the rating is based on “sound fiscal management and a commitment to accountability and transparency. After conducting an extensive, in-depth review, the 7th consecutive 4-star rating was awarded, acknowledging ANRF as among the best charities in America.”

ANRF Board President Shaun Skeris said in a statement that ANRF funds newer, cutting-edge scientists to conduct arthritis research at qualified institutions across the US.

“We are delighted that ANRF’s sound fiscal management has been recognized by Charity Navigator for seven consecutive years,” Skeris said. “This assures our supporters that their contributions go directly towards finding a cure for arthritis.”

Charity Navigator said in a statement that ANRF was selected for being “an exceptional charity that exceeds industry standards and outperforms most charities in its cause.” ANRF has outperformed 98% of all reviewed national and local charities by receiving the 4-star rating for seven consecutive years, according to Charity Navigator.

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