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

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
09/2014
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
Stated Purpose:
" An innovative adolescent development organization dedicated to helping children with special needs and their families by delivering a seamless continuum of care. We [St. Christopher's Inc] provide quality education, therapeutic intervention and life planning skills in a nurturing environment with the goal of helping each child reach his/her full potential. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
St. Christopher's, Inc meets the 20 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, Chief Executive Officer
Compensation*:
$316,121
Chair of the Board:
Dr. Aran Ron
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Health Strategies Consultants
Board Size:
12
Paid Staff Size:
316



*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.), and grant proposals.
Fund raising costs were 10.7% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $371,056, 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 Inc's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2011.

Source of Funds  

Residential services

$19,664,561

Prior year rate adjustments

328,496

Contributions

306,195

Gain on extinguishment of debt

181,523

Other revenue

114,556

Net revenue from special events

64,861

Other specialized programs

23,232

Investment income, net

505

Total Income

$20,683,929

Program Expenses  

Residential services

$16,815,648

Other specialized programs

54,670
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

16,870,318
39,601
3,945,462

$20,855,381

$(171,452)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 81%  Fund Raising: %  Administrative 19% 
Roll the cursor over the pie chart to see the dollar amounts.


Beginning net assets $11,235,396
Ending net assets 11,103,545
Total liabilities 15,691,316

Total assets

$26,794,861






 

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