Five Tucson-based charities have earned top ranking from a national group that evaluates nonprofits’ finances, accountability and transparency.

Charity Navigator awarded four stars to Youth on Their Own, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson, Interfaith Community Services, Primavera Foundation and Reid Park Zoological Society.

We believe all five deserve recognition and our thanks for making Tucson a better place.

To be considered for ranking, a nonprofit must have filed 990 tax forms for seven years and have total revenue of more than $1 million. Only about 30 percent of eligible charities nationwide achieve four-star status.

A story from the AZ Daily Star.

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