House of Hope Earns 4 Stars from Charity Navigator

Posted on August 17, 2023

STUART, Fla. – House of Hope achieved an incredible score of 99% from Charity Navigator, a national organization that spotlights charities that resonate with people’s passions and make a difference in their communities.

Charity Navigator evaluates nonprofit organizations for Impact & Results, Accountability & Finance, Leadership & Adaptability, and Culture & Community. House of Hope’s rating at 99% is the highest score that House of Hope has ever received.

“The whole community can be proud of what our organization has achieved,” House of Hope CEO Rob Ranieri said. “It takes a lot of dedication and perseverance to score so well.  The evaluation is a tremendous validation for our staff, volunteers, supporters, donors, and partners.”

The 4-Star award puts House of Hope in the running for a Community Choice Award in one of four size-based categories. House of Hope is in the category of large-sized organizations. It is one of only 60 nonprofits of a similar size across the nation to earn this opportunity.

Individuals across the country are able to vote beginning on August 17, National Nonprofit Date. Voting runs through August 27. The top three vote-earning charities in each category will advance to the next round of voting between August 30 and September 8, with winners announced on September 27.

“So please vote!” Ranieri urged. “It’s not just for bragging rights. It’s a chance to make House of Hope better known and connect us with potential new donors who are inspired by our mission. That translates directly into more services for more of our friends and neighbors in need. And reaching this kind of recognition nationwide will keep us at the top of our game.”

Voting is now open now. Go to the House of Hope website at to cast your vote.

About House of Hope

Founded in 1984, House of Hope is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers Martin County residents to overcome hunger and hardship. House of Hope touches the lives of more than 7,000 people each month helping with basic needs such as food, clothing, furniture, financial assistance, as well as longer-term case management services that help build life skills for a more self-sufficient future. The organization has service centers in Stuart, Hobe Sound, Indiantown, and Jensen Beach, and Thrift Shops in South Stuart, Hobe Sound and Indiantown. House of Hope’s Enrichment Centers in Stuart, Jensen Beach and Indiantown offer free programs, technology, and workshops designed to enhance life skills, earning potential, health, and overall well-being. House of Hope also operates the Growing Hope Farm in Palm City and several nutrition gardens that provide sustainable sources of fresh produce for clients as well as nutrition education and vocational opportunities to the community. For more information, visit or call 772-286-4673. Updates and announcements can also be found on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

About Charity Navigator

Founded in 2002, Charity Navigator is a 501(c)(3) organization that guides intelligent giving with the nation's largest, most comprehensive charity evaluation tool. The organization helps donors easily identify U.S.-registered charities making a difference on the issues they care about most while helping charities better understand their donors, deliver on impact, and increase awareness and funding. Learn more at