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Matt Talbot Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating

Matt Talbot Earns 4-Star Charity Navigator Rating


More People Helped Annually

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach’s strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator ( This is the fourth consecutive time that Matt Talbot has earned this top distinction.

“Matt Talbot’s exceptional 4-star rating sets it apart from its peers and demonstrates its trustworthiness to the public,” according to Michael Thatcher, President & CEO of Charity Navigator. “Only a quarter of charities rated by Charity Navigator receive the distinction of our 4-star rating. This adds Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach to a preeminent group of charities working to overcome our world’s most pressing challenges. Based on its 4-star rating, people can trust that their donations are going to a financially responsible and ethical charity when they decide to support Matt Talbot.”

Annual statistics show significant increases in services provided in 2017 compared to 2016. There were 106,722 meals provided in 2017 (an increase of more than 6,000), 35,689 instances of outreach (an increase of more than 12,000), 3757 unduplicated clients served (an increase of nearly 300), and 12,506 instances of volunteerism (an increase of nearly 2400).

“It’s important our donors trust that we’re using their donations wisely to defeat hunger and homelessness and restore hope,” said Susanne Blue, Executive Director. “We are proud to report that, with the help of a generous community, we have been able to expand our reach and help more people.”