Operation Blessing International (OBI) is a humanitarian organization dedicated to relieving human suffering. OBI combats poverty, hunger, exploitation and oppression with the provision of food, clothing, shelter medical care and other basic necessities of life. We also help facilitate the development of healthy, vibrant and self-sustaining communities by addressing larger issues of education, food security, potable water, employment, community health and disaster mitigation projects.
- Forbes magazine ranks Operation Blessing as one of its “100 Largest Charities.”
- Consumers Digest named OBI one of “America’s Top Charities” based on financial efficiency.
- Ministry Watch gave OBI a 5-star rating and also lists OBI as #22 out of nearly 400 charities.
THE WAY WE WORK
In fiscal year 2014, 99% of our expenses go toward OBI’s relief programs.
Efficiency – 99% of Operation Blessing’s spending goes toward lifesaving and life-changing humanitarian programs, allowing us to leverage every dollar of support to bless as many people as possible.
Excellence – Charity Navigator, America’s premier charity evaluator, has awarded Operation Blessing its highest rating of four stars for the eighth year.
High-Value – For every $10 you give, it helps us secure more than $100 of donated food and relief supplies (10 to 1 return on your charitable investment).
AUDIT INFORMATION & FINANCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY
Independent Auditing – Operation Blessing is audited annually by KPMG, LLP. Audits are available upon request.
Internal Auditing – Receiving agencies are held to specific standards of use and record maintenance that honors the integrity of the donation.
IRS Registration – Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation is a 501(c)(3) organization registered with the United States Internal Revenue Service. Our IRS exemption was received on October 21, 1987.