Better Business Bureau Report for
Love in the Name of Christ of Cuyahoga County

Better Business Bureau Report issued November 2015
Better Business Bureau Report expires November 2016

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Love in the Name of Christ of Cuyahoga County
Address: P.O. Box 31775
  Independence, OH 44131
Phone: 216-459-0302
Web Address:
Also known as:Love INC of Cuyahoga County
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1997, Ohio
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "to mobilize the local church to transform lives and communities In the Name of Christ."

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Evaluation Conclusions


Love in the Name of Christ of Cuyahoga County (Love INC) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Love In the Name of Christ (INC) is a ministry outreach that partners with local churches, volunteers, community organizations and agencies to help people in need. Through Love INC churches and individual Christians come together crossing denominational lines to provide help for those in need.

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

Programs 131,254
Total Program Expenses: $131,254
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Chief Executive : Janice Cepulo, Director

Chair of the Board: Diane Artman
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Vice President Business and Product Development, Oatey SCS

Board Size: 9

Paid Staff Size: 3

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


Method(s) Used:

invitations to fund raising events, internet, dinner
Fund raising costs were 9% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $179,466, 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's unaudited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 137,758
Fundraising 41,708
Other Revenue 1,544
Total Income $181,010


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 82%  Fund Raising: 11%  Administrative: 7% 

Total income $181,010
Program expenses $131,254
Fund raising expenses 16,890
Administrative expenses 11,022
Total expenses $159,166
Income in Excess of Expenses 21,844
Beginning net assets 96,161
Ending net assets 118,005
Total liabilities 587
Total assets $118,592

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