Basic Needs Inc of South Washington County dba Basic Need Thrift Shop EARNS CHARITIES REVIEW
COUNCIL’S MEETS STANDARDS® SEAL.
St Paul Park, MN 55071— Basic Needs Inc of South Washington County dba Stone Soup Thrift Shop recently received Charities Review Council’s Meets Standards® seal, a visual marker on nonprofit strength. Nonprofit organizations, such as Stone Soup Thrift Shop earn the Meets Standards® seal by voluntarily participating in Charities Review Council’s Accountability Wizard® review process. The only web-based product of its kind, the Accountability Wizard® is a time-tested tool, elevated by nationally recognized capacity building practitioners and philanthropic thought leaders. The Accountability Wizard® is based on Charities Review Council’s 25 Accountability Standards®, a balance of nonprofit sector promising practices, public expectations, and legal requirements, representing the shared expectations between donors and nonprofits. The review process examined four key areas: Public Disclosure, Governance, Financial Activity, and Fundraising. As a result, Stone Soup Thrift Shop has aligned its practices, policies and procedures to widely accepted standards of accountability, leading them to greater strength, efficacy and to the achievement of the Meets Standards® seal. By participating in the Accountability Wizard® review process, Stone Soup Thrift Shop demonstrates responsibility, integrity and transparency to donors as well as the general public.
Basic Needs Inc of South Washington County dba Stone Soup Thrift Shop’s full review report is available online at www.smartgivers.org, and the organization will also be listed in Charities Review Council’s bi-annual Smart Giver Newsletter.
For more information about Stone Soup Thrift Shop, call 651-458-9786, email us firstname.lastname@example.org
MEET OUr Executive Director
Vickie Snyder is the current Executive Director of Basic Needs. Vickie served as the Board President previously. Vickie has had a successful career in the biomedical services industry and is currently thrilled to be able to give back to the community.
Vickie was 2017 Volunteer of the Year:
We are proud that Vickie was recognized for her efforts to work hard toward making this place run more like a business. She oversees the operation of the thrift shop and helps plan its fundraisers, including the Stone Soup-er Bowl, Burgers and Brews and a fashion show.