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Feb 27, 2012

This share is here mainly for my reference, but some others might find it useful. I'm trying to figure out how best to redeem my butterfly points. So, I started going through the organizations you can redeem points with and looking for their charity ratings. For many of them, I cannot find the information. But here is information I found on some of them, and I am thinking of redeeming primarily with the charities I can find good ratings for.

Oxfam America gets a five star rating -

Opportunity International is also five stars -

Kiva gets four stars (although as they do loans rather than direct charity, they are kind of a different thing than most of these organizations) -

Trees for the Future gets three stars -

The Marine Mammal Center gets three stars -

The ASPCA gets three stars -

All I could find on Population Services International is that they aren't BBB accredited -

All I could find on Austin Pets Alive! is that they are not BBB accredited - does not meet the BBB guidelines - - mainly it's a bit disorganized and it hasn't shown that what it does is actually what it claims to do, but it does seem to be trying to spend a lot of the money it takes in on what it does. It's also small, which may be part of its disorganization.

I can't find info on Humane Farm Animal Care, International Relief and Development, or climate path ecological fund, 

If you read this and have any information to offer, please do comment. I don't know much about these charities, I just want to figure out the best way to help. And this is just what a little net research could turn up.

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Posted: Monday February 27, 2012, 3:15 pm
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Ra Sc (8)
Monday February 27, 2012, 3:59 pm
I think I'm going to save up to give a biometric card and then after that I'll try to redeem with the donate soap option. Those seem like good ways to help make life better, and they both go through 5 star charities. I admit, the biometric card sounded weird when I saw the option, but when I read the description, it made sense.


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