Achieving a Gold Seal of Transparency indicates that Vero Communiqué, as a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, has updated its GuideStar Nonprofit Profile by providing specific information about its organization. The Seal level (Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum) is determined by how much information an organization has shared. It is not a rating or endorsement by GuideStar.
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