Charity Navigator Unveils ECHO as Top Int’l Charity Organization in Florida

Charity Navigator Unveils ECHO as Top Int’l Charity Organization in Florida

North Fort Myers, Fla, July 2, 2013---Charity Navigator, America's leading independent charity evaluator, has named ECHO the number one international charity in Florida and in the topp 100 in the United States. Since 1981, ECHO has been researching and delivering sustainable hunger solutions for small-scale farmers around the world.

“We are pleased to have been recognized as the state’s leading international non-profit organization. ECHO is focused on reducing hunger and improving livelihoods among the 450 million small-scale farmers around the world. Pursuing our mission with transparency and accountability helps us make a difference in the lives of children and families in at least 120 countries every month,” says ECHO’s President/CEO, Stan Doerr.

ECHO’s number one ranking, as the leading international charity organization in Florida, is based on Charity Navigator’s assessment of ECHO’s governance practices; timely public release of financial information; management of administrative and fundraising costs; and, policies regarding donors.

More information about ECHO’s services is available at: www.echonet.org

About: ECHO provides sustainable options to world hunger through innovative options, agricultural training, and networking with community leaders and missionaries in 180 developing countries. ECHO seeks to find agricultural solutions for families growing food under difficult conditions. ECHO’s international headquarters is located in Fort Myers, FL.

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