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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for

A BBB Accredited charity


Expiration Date:
Formerly known as:
National Foundation for Facial Reconstruction
333 East 30th Street
Lobby Unit
New York, NY 10016
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1951, New York
Stated Purpose:
" myFace inspires confidence and hope in children and adults with craniofacial differences by assuring them access to the comprehensive, cutting-edge, and highly personalized team care at the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at NYU Langone Medical Center. "

Evaluation Conclusions

myFace meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


myFace serves as the funding arm of the Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery which treats 2,000 patients each year, 70% of whom are on Medicaid, uninsured or unable to afford any un-reimbursed fees. The support of myFace and the donated services of the doctors allow the Institute to treat all patients, regardless of the severity or type of condition, the length of treatment or the ability of the family to afford care. myFace also supports psychological and social services, family programs, research, and education that inspire a new generation of doctors.


Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Carolyn Spector, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:
Mr. John R. Gordon
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Senior Managing Director / Deltec Asset Management LLC
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

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

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements (newspapers, magazines, etc.), grant proposals, Calendar Annual Appeal
Fund raising costs were 8.8% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $3,497,319, 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.


The following information is based on myFace's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Contributions and Grants


Special events


Donated services


Other income


Investment income


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Program Services

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses
Other Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 76%  Fund Raising: 9%  Administrative 12%  Other Expenses: 3%
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Beginning net assets $14,987,273
Ending net assets 11,476,579
Total liabilities 2,651,307

Total assets



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