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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
St. Christopher's

 


  • Does not meet all standards

Expiration Date:
09/2016
Name:
St. Christopher's, Inc.
Address:
71 South Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522
Phone:
914-693-3030
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1885, New York
Affiliates:
McQuade Foundation, Inc.
Stated Purpose:
" St. Christopher's Inc. is an innovative adolescent development organization dedicated to helping children with special needs and their families by delivering a seamless continuum of care. We provide quality education, therapeutic intervention and life planning skills in a safe and nurturing environment with the goal of helping each child reach his/her full potential. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
St. Christopher's Inc. does not meet the following Standard for Charity Accountability.

Standard 9 : Fund Raising Expense Ratio - Spend should be no more than 35% of related contributions on fund raising. Related contributions include donations, legacies, and other gifts received as a result of fund raising efforts.

  • According to the organization's Audited Financial Statements - Combined for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013, the organization's fund raising costs were - 61 % – ($232,627) – of related contributions which totaled $383,090.


St. Christopher's Inc. meets the remaining 19 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
St. Christopher's offers a number of programs and services including therapeutic and related clinical services, the REACH program, which provides education, residential, and clinical services for students who are cognitively limited with intensive treatment needs, and the Day Habilitation program, which provides individual assistance to young adults in teaching life sustaining skills, enhancing their independence, and encouraging them to become and remain active. It also operates residential centers that are committed to providing safety, structure and a supportive therapeutic environment for the resident students and their families.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Dr. Robert Maher, CEO
Compensation*:
$316,121
Chair of the Board:
Dr. Aran Ron
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Health Strategies Consultants
Board Size:
16
Paid Staff Size:
331



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




Fund Raising
 

              
Method(s) Used:


Direct mail appeals, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements (newspapers, magazines, etc.), grant proposals, internet and cause-related marketing (i.e. affinity credit cards, consumer product sales, etc. that indicate purchases will benefit your organization).
Fund raising costs were 60.7% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $383,090, 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 St. Christopher's Audited Financial Statements - Combined for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Fee for service

$21,581,249

Other operating revenue

864,528

Prior years' adjustments

294,020

Contribution income, gross

255,891

Special events, net

127,199

Other revenue

23,992

Investment income, net

12,425

Financing expense

(48,000)

Total Income

$23,111,304

Program Expenses  

Residential programs

$18,723,620

Other

783,182
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

19,506,802
232,627
3,290,501

$23,029,930

$81,374




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 85%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative 14% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $9,431,893
Ending net assets 9,513,267
Total liabilities 14,521,968

Total assets

$24,035,235






 

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