The Deep Well Project on Hilton Head Island made the S.C. secretary of states top-10 Angels List for nonprofit organizations that use at least 80 percent of their proceeds for charity.
Deep Well, which provides emergency assistance to those in need and organizes a Christmas charity, gives 91.6 percent of what it raises to those it serves, according to a news release today from the Secretary of State Mark Hammond.
Hammonds list also included the Scrooges List of nonprofits, which give more to administration than to charity. Those making that list are:
American Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc., Baltimore, 37.5% to those it serves
Defeat Diabetes Foundation, Inc., Madeira Beach, Fla., 11.8%
Firefighters Support Services, Incorporated, Wyandotte, Mich., 21%
Fraternal Order of Police Tri-County Lodge #3, Hanahan, 4.1%
Fraternal Order of Police York County Lodge #15, Rock Hill, 9.2%
Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation, Inc., Annandale, Va., 36%
Missional Advancement Project, Inc., Aiken, 6.4%
Operation Lookout National Center For Missing Youth, Everett, Wash., 9.9%
United States Deputy Sheriffs Association, Inc., Ashburn, Va., 14.8%
Veterans Support Foundation, Silver Spring, Md., 24.6%