NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY EARNS COVETED GOLD STAR RATING FROM GUIDESTAR
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
875 N. Randolph St., Suite 225
Arlington, VA 22203
Contact: Shelley Marshall
Vice President, Development and Communications
(703) 696-7449 /(800) 654-8364 office
Fax (703) 696-0144
NAVY-MARINE CORPS RELIEF SOCIETY
EARNS COVETED GOLD STAR RATING FROM GUIDESTAR
Arlington, VA, Thursday, August 16, 2018 – Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society recognized with 2018 Gold Seal from GuideStar. To achieve the 2018 Gold Seal, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society shared important information on www.guidestar.org. The public can find in-depth information about the Society’s goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress towards making a difference for America’s Sailors, Marines, and their families.
“We’re engaged in important work, helping America’s Navy and Marine Corps service members and families navigate the financial challenges of military service,” said Admiral Steve Abbot, President and CEO, Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society. “And we’re pleased to be recognized by GuideStar for our commitment to accountability and transparency.”
In 2017, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society provided more than $44.8 million in emergency financial assistance to 55,000 active duty and retired Marines and Sailors in need. Staffed by less than 200 employees and more than 4,300 volunteers the Society operates 51 full service offices on major USN and USMC installations, and more than 200 emergency service offices on ships and bases around the globe.
Check out GuideStar’s Nonprofit Profile about the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society for more information.
About Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society
Since 1904, the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society (EIN 53-0204618) has provided financial assistance and education to active duty and retired members of the United States Navy and Marine Corps, their eligible family members and survivors – when in need. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, the Society is a non-profit, charitable organization that is staffed by nearly 4,300 volunteers, and a small cadre of employees, in offices around the world – ashore and aboard ships.
For more information about the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, please visit www.nmcrs.org.