Better Business Bureau Report for
Love INC of Lake County

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

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Love INC of Lake County
Address: 339 N. Lakewood Avenue
  Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: 847-782-8630
Web Address:
Also known as:Love In the Name of Christ of Lake County
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1993, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Mobilize Local Churches to Transform Lives and Communities in the Name of Christ

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Evaluation Conclusions


Love INC of Lake County meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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We coordinate between churches and agencies to help support those who are struggling in Lake County. We then build ministries in churches to supplement what is already being provided to help those in need.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, Love INC of Lake County's program expenses were:

Salaries 59,261
Donated Goods 40,084
Furniture Serviced 33,308
Compensation 25,102
Other 24,022
Occupancy 20,814
Grant Assistance 19,847
Beds Ministry 13,144
Facility Expense 7,642
Taxes 6,860
Depreciation 2,873
Office 2,481
Information Technology 331
Total Program Expenses: $255,769
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Chief Executive : Carl Ball, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Patrick Schwartz
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retired Corporate Lawyer

Board Size: 10

Paid Staff Size: 4

*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, invitations to fund raising events, internet
Fund raising costs were 10% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $296,930, 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 Love INC of Lake County's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 283,777
Other Revenue 13,153
Program Service 2,406
Total Income $299,336


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 77%  Fund Raising: 9%  Administrative: 14% 

Total income $299,336
Program expenses $255,769
Fund raising expenses 29,521
Administrative expenses 46,499
Total expenses $331,789
Expenses in Excess of Income (32,453)
Beginning net assets 135,368
Ending net assets 102,915
Total liabilities 2,620
Total assets $105,535

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