MWYF is a Four Star Charity by Charity Navigator


"We are proud to announce Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation has earned our second consecutive 4-star rating. This is our highest possible rating and indicates that your organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in financially efficient way. Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation exceeds industry
standards and outperforms most charities in your area of work. Only 30% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 2 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation outperforms most other charities in America. This exceptional designation from Charity Navigator sets Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation apart from its peers and demonstrates to the public its trustworthiness. Forbes, Business Week, and Kiplinger's Financial Magazine, among others, have profiled and celebrated our unique method of applying data-driven analysis to the charitable sector.

Your achievement and the 4-star rating will enhance your organization's fundraising and public relations efforts. Our favorable review of Mark Wahlberg Youth Foundation's financial health and commitment to accountability & transparency is now visible on our website.
We wish you continued success in your charitable endeavors.


Michael Thatcher
President and CEO



Thank you Michael and Four Star Charity!