Better Business Bureau Report for
One Hope United - Northern Region

Better Business Bureau Report issued February 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires February 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: One Hope United - Northern Region
Address: 215 N Milwaukee Ave
  Lake Villa, IL 60601
Phone: 847-245-6500
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1895, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: None

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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, solicitation materials, annual report, donor privacy, and fundraising disclosures and is unable to verify the organization's compliance with the following 12Standards for Charity Accountability: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, and 20.
One Hope United - Northern Region meets the remaining 7 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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For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014, One Hope United - Northern Region's program expenses were:

Salaries 26,860,254
Salaries-related expenses 5,580,100
Specific assistance to individuals 2,957,096
Supplies 1,864,023
Rent 1,842,571
Local transportation 1,688,694
Professional fees and contract services 1,440,320
Other occupancy expenses 1,229,077
Depreciation 872,452
Telephone and telegraph 812,310
Professional liability insurance 344,234
In-kind contributions 307,064
Equipment rentals 221,780
Conferences, meetings and seminars 195,675
Bad debt expense 149,235
Legal fees 118,021
Equipment purchases 101,513
Membership dues 96,553
Miscellaneous expenses 87,728
Interest expense 76,154
Printing expense 55,201
Postage and shipping 34,841
Audit fees
Total Program Expenses: $46,934,896
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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 2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $44,666,383, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


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The following information is based on One Hope United - Northern Region's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2014.

Source of Funds  
Dept. of Children and Family Services-Illinois 18,811,595
Dept. of Human Services-Illinois 8,548,599
Program services fees 6,086,116
Other government funding 5,139,917
Community Based Care of Central Florida 3,251,713
Heartland 2,905,952
Eckerd Youth Services 2,698,517
Ounce of Prevention 1,697,816
Investment income 1,400,752
Contributions and bequests 1,100,836
Miscellaneous 403,224
In-kind contributions 323,813
United Way agencies 281,525
Omni Youth Services 229,913
Rental income 98,913
Farm income 92,787
Net assets released from restrictions 15,904
Total Income $53,087,892


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 91%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative: 7%  Other Expenses: 1%

Total income $53,087,892
Program expenses $46,934,896
Fund raising expenses 718,908
Administrative expenses 3,900,324
Other Expenses 484,700
Total expenses $52,038,828
Income in Excess of Expenses 1,049,064
Beginning net assets 31,157,914
Ending net assets 34,814,315
Total liabilities 10,915,109
Total assets $45,729,424

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