We know many of you here on Thanksgiving week are thinking about what charities you would like to donate money to over the holiday season.

If you want to give to a locally-based organization, we've taken the top 45 non-profit organizations with a 501(c)(3) tax status in Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon Counties and ranked them by ratings provided by charitynavigator.org, the leading web site for evaluating the performance of non-profits across the country.

See the full rankings and story Monday, November 20th at 6 p.m. on WZZM 13.