PRLog - Dec. 5, 2012 - CHICAGO -- Chicago, IL – Umoja Student Development Corporation announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious 2012 Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations.
Umoja staff with students
“We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2012 Nonprofit,” says Ted Christians, Chief Executive Officer. We are proud of our accomplishments this year, including partnering with 12 high schools, impacting more than 9,000 students.
The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that Umoja Student Development Corporation received – reviews written by volunteers, donors and clients. People posted their personal experience with the nonprofit. For example, one person wrote, “Umoja is one of Chicago's leading non-profits for making public schools safer places to learn and grow.”
Being on the Top-Rated List comes at an important time of the year, as donors look for causes to support during the holiday season.
"We are gratified by Umoja Student Development Corporation for its work,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, "They deserve to be discovered by more donors and volunteers who are looking for a great nonprofit to support."
Being on the Top-Rated list gives donors and volunteers more confidence that this is a credible organization. The reviews by volunteers, clients and other donors show the on-the-ground results of this nonprofit. This award is a form of recognition by the community.
About Umoja Student Development Corporation
Umoja equips young people to succeed in college and confidently claim their future. For more than 15 years, Umoja has partnered with students, teachers, administrators and schools to increase graduation rates, reduce violence, and equip students for postsecondary success. www.umojacorporation.org
GreatNonprofits is the leading site for donors and volunteers to find reviews and ratings of nonprofits. Its mission is to inspire and inform donors and volunteers, enable nonprofits to show their impact, and promote greater feedback and transparency. www.greatnonprofits.org
Ted Christians; 773-312-3898 (day); 773-433-0939 (eve); tchristians@