The Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute HONORED AS TOP-RATED NONPROFIT for 2016

The Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute HONORED AS TOP-RATED NONPROFIT for 2016The Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute  announced today that it has been honored with a prestigious Top-Rated Award by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews about nonprofit organizations. “We are excited to be named a Top-Rated [enter year] Nonprofit,” says Clare Cameron, Executive Director, at the Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute (PHLBI)]. We are proud of our accomplishments this year, including  The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that PHLBI received – reviews written by volunteers, donors and clients.

People posted their personal experience with the nonprofit. For example, one person wrote, “As a mesothelioma patient looking for answers for this devastating disease I am very encouraged by the work at this center and the progress being made in the research lab. I had the opportunity to tour the lab when I attended the PMC Holiday Open House and learn about the exciting research being conducted with mesenchymal stem cells in conjuction with immubotherapy.  I learned a great deal and was truly impressed with all of the work and expertise of the staff”.

While the Top-Rated Awards run through the end of October, The Pacific Heart, Lung & Blood Institute  was part of the inaugural group to qualify for the year. In addition, we’ll been added to GreatNonprofits #GivingTuesday Guide—an interactive guide to top nonprofits throughout the years. Look for this near the holidays. “Savvy donors want to see the impact of their donations more than ever,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits, “People with direct experience with PHLBI have voted that the organization is making a real difference.” 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.