Better Business Bureau Report for
HELP Foundation, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued December 2012
Better Business Bureau Report expires December 2014

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: HELP Foundation, Inc.
Address: 3622 Prospect Avenue East
  Cleveland, OH 44115-2704
Phone: 216-432-4810
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1989, Ohio
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "HELP Foundation empowers individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities-- through residential, day support, vocational, and summer education programs--to choose services and opportunities as respected and valued members of the community."

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Evaluation Conclusions


HELP Foundation, Inc. (HELP) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, HELP's program expenses were:

program services 5,587,114
Total Program Expenses: $5,587,114
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Chief Executive : Daniel J. Rice, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Julie Ann Sweet-Buntin
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:

Co-Chair of the Board : Jane W. Murphy

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:

Co-Chair of the Board : Heather A. Stakich

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:

Board Size: 20

Paid Staff Size:

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, internet
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on HELP's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011.

Source of Funds  
Total Income $7,083,912


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 84%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative: 15% 

Total income $7,083,912
Program expenses $5,587,114
Fund raising expenses 83,392
Administrative expenses 975,549
Total expenses $6,646,055
Income in Excess of Expenses 437,857
Beginning net assets 0
Ending net assets 0
Total liabilities 657,283
Total assets $8,425,121

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