For the sixth straight year, Charity Navigator has given its highest rating, four stars, to Southeast Missouri Food Bank for demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. According to Charity Navigator, the 4-star rating indicates that an organization adheres to sector best practices and executes its mission in a financially efficient way and verifies that Southeast Missouri Food Bank exceeds industry standards. Only 12 percent of charities evaluated by Charity Navigator have received the highest rating for six years in a row. Nearly 97 percent of donations to SEMO Food Bank support programs providing food to the one in five households in our area that do not have access to enough food. Every $1 donated helps provide four meals.