Better Business Bureau Report for
Animal House Shelter, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued June 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires June 2017

Does not meet one or more standards
This charity does not meet one or more of the 20 standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Animal House Shelter, Inc.
Address: 13005 Ernesti Rd
  Huntley, IL 60142
Phone: 847-961-5541
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2002, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Rescue, rehabilitate and find homes for abused and neglected animals.

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Evaluation Conclusions


The BBB of Chicago & Northern Illinois requested but did not receive complete information on the organization’s governance and oversight, effectiveness measures, finances, solicitation materials, annual report, donor privacy, and fundraising disclosures and is unable to verify the organization's compliance with the following 13Standards for Charity Accountability: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20.
Animal House Shelter, Inc. meets the remaining 6 Standards for Charity Accountability. Please note that as of the date of this report 1 out of the 20Standards for Charity Accountability are not currently effective. As a result, this standard has not been applied to this evaluation.
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Rescue, rehabilitate and find homes for abused and neglected animals.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, Animal House Shelter, Inc.'s program expenses were:

salaries and wages 250,918
casual labor 156,629
all other 148,795
vet fees and services 125,922
drugs and medicine 106,640
repairs and maint 68,440
compensation 61,750
occupancy 45,177
interest 28,071
payroll taxes 27,956
insurance 17,550
accounting 2,800
office expenses 784
employee benefits 348
Total Program Expenses: $1,041,780
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*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

Fund raising costs were 3% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $509,152, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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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 Animal House Shelter, Inc.'s IRS Form 990 for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

Source of Funds  
program service revenue 610,924
contributions and grants 509,152
Total Income $1,120,076


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 99%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative: Less than 1% 

Total income $1,120,076
Program expenses $1,041,780
Fund raising expenses 13,832
Administrative expenses 3,250
Total expenses $1,058,862
Income in Excess of Expenses 61,214
Beginning net assets 77,087
Ending net assets 138,301
Total liabilities 0
Total assets $0

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