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As of 2015, both CharityWatch and Charity Navigator list the Breast Cancer Research Foundation as the top-rated charitable organization for breast cancer awareness. These ratings are for assessments based on the fiscal y... More » Business & Finance

Forbes' ratings of charities for 2014 puts United Way in first place, followed by the Salvation Army, and Feeding America. These charities are ranked by total amount of private support. More » Business & Finance
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