The core values of the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia (USOHRCV) are recognized as the foundation of our culture, brand, and operating principles. Our top priority is our mission: to strengthen America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home, and country, throughout their service to the nation. As an organization, our decisions are based on the best interests of our service members and their families, including financial decisions.
On February 2, 2020, Charity Navigator published their rating for USOHRCV, with an exceptional 4-Star rating and an overall score of 92.09. Charities with 4-star ratings “exceed industry standards and outperform charities in its Cause.”
Charity Navigator scores organizations based on two attributes:
Accountability: obligation or willingness by a charity to explain its actions to its stakeholders.
Transparency: an obligation or willingness by a charity to publish and make available critical data about the organization.
So what does this mean for service members and supporters? 100% of USOHRCV funding comes from the generosity of local individuals, businesses, and organizations. When a person or organization chooses to support our military through USOHRCV, they can trust that their gift will be utilized with the best interest of our service members and their families in mind. Each and every gift has a direct impact in supporting our mission!
“While I live elsewhere, when checking out Charity Navigator I have decided to support USO of Hampton Roads and Central VA. Receiving this score tells me your organization truly supports the troops in your area. With a cousin retired from the Navy, and my late husband, a National Guard retiree, I want my donation to be wisely used,” said one generous donor.
Click here to review USOHRCV Charity Navigator score and rating.
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