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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Riverdale Senior Services

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
11/2015
Name:
Riverdale Senior Services
Address:
2600 Netherland Avenue
Bronx, NY 10463
Phone:
718-884-5900
Year, State Incorporated:
1973, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Riverdale Senior Services, Inc. is a multipurpose non-profit agency whose mission is to promote the physical, intellectual, social and emotional well being of older adults. Programs and services take place at a community facility and are designed to encourage and enable healthy living and living independently within one’s own community. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Riverdale Senior Services meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Riverdale Senior Services provides comprehensive service to adults age 60-100 and over and their families. RSS has been providing these services to the community for almost 40 years. Offering a wide range of wellness, educational and recreation activities, including both mental and physical health related services that cover informational workshops and individual counseling. A variety of classes are offered including: exercise, yoga, Tai Chi, Meditation, sculpture, watercolor, bridge, chess, and creative writing and computer classes. RSS offers transportation and an Adult Day program for people with cognitive loss (such as Alzheimer’s disease). Riverdale Senior Services also serves a nutritious homemade meal daily, including an additional take home meal for the weekend.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Julia Schwartz-Leeper, Retired
Compensation*:
$93,000
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Judith Kramer
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Retired
Board Size:
19
Paid Staff Size:
23



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




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct mail appeals, telephone appeals, invitations to fund raising events, grant proposals
Fund raising costs were 6.5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,015,058, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)




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.




Financial
 

              
The following information is based on Riverdale Senior Services's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Grant Revenue

$707,663

Program Service Fees

149,409

Special Events, Net of Direct Expense

131,972

Donated Services

99,872

Contributions

75,551

Unrealized Gains (losses) on Investments

1,909

Investment Income

145

Total Income

$1,166,521

Program Expenses  

Services to Senior Citizens

$1,005,537
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

1,005,537
65,702
148,984

$1,220,223

$(53,702)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 82%  Fund Raising: 5%  Administrative 12% 
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Beginning net assets $393,964
Ending net assets 340,262
Total liabilities 59,853

Total assets

$400,115






 

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