New GreatNonprofits.org Award is Based on Positive Online Reviews for Nonprofit Everybody Solar.
Jan. 7, 2013 – San Francisco, CA – Everybody Solar 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.
"We are excited to be named a Top-Rated 2012 Nonprofit," says Youness Scally, Executive Director, Everybody Solar. "We are proud of our accomplishments this year, including launching our first project to bring solar to nonprofit Rebuilding Together Peninsula. (http://www.everybodysolar.org/our-work/solar-projects/current-projects/49-solar-for-rebuilding-together-peninsula)"
The Top-Rated Nonprofit award was based on the large number of positive reviews that Everybody Solar received – reviews written by volunteers, donors and clients. People posted their personal experience with the nonprofit. For example, one person wrote,
"I've seen Everybody Solar take their noble goal (offset the cost of electricity to non-profit organizations by installing solar panels on their buildings) and put in the hard, humbling work to close in on delivering their first solar install. It's pretty awesome."
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 Everybody Solar 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 Everybody Solar
Everybody Solar is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco, CA. They work to protect the environment and strengthen U.S. communities through solar energy projects. By providing solar power to local charities, they help these organizations reduce electricity costs and direct their limited resources to the communities they serve. Everybody Solar is a charitable organization and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the public to perform its mission. Visit them online at www.everybodysolar.org, like them at www.facebook.com/everybodysolar, or tweet at them at www.twitter.com/everybodysolar.
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
Original source: http://www.everybodysolar.org/news/in-the-news/101-everybody-solar-honored-as-2012-top-rated-nonprofit