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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Dutchess Outreach

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
08/2015
Name:
Dutchess Outreach, Inc
Address:
29 North Hamilton Street Suite 222
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone:
845-454-3792
Year, State Incorporated:
1981, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" To meet the temporary, basic needs of individuals and families when no other resources are readily available to them. To act as an advocate through the referral and follow-up process for needy individuals/families and find appropriate resources which will enable such persons to meet their basic needs on a long-term basis. To act as an advocate by promoting community awareness of social problems and generating support for improvement of the system's response to human needs. "






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Dutchess Outreach, Inc meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
1. Beverly Closs Memorial Food Pantry-Provides up to three days worth of food for the entire household, eligible every 30 days. 2. The Lunch Box- A soup kitchen open six days a week and serves midday meals and some evening meals. 3. Giving Individuals Food For The Soul (GIFTS)-Provides people living with HIV/AIDS with nutritious home-delivered meals. 4. Children’s Clothes Closet-Free, new and gently used children’s clothing. 5. Acts of Kindness (AOK)-Provides free household items to people in need.) 6. Emergency Assistance and Advocacy Program-Provides a one-time emergency financial assistance, such as utility bill, rent or mortgage payment and prescriptions. Our case managers also advocate for clients and refer them to other services or programs that may help them.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Brian Riddell, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$69,043
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Owen T. Clarke, Jr.
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Independent Financial Advisor
Co-Chair of the Board :
Mr. Karl DeKeukelaere
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Community Volunteer
Board Size:
20
Paid Staff Size:
12



*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.
Fund raising costs were 8.2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $945,877, 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 Dutchess Outreach Inc's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Other Grants

$265,638

Donated goods and services

219,236

Contributions

135,208

Special Events

100,279

United Way

96,400

Government grants

91,398

Workplace Contributions

37,718

Investment Income

19,076

Total Income

$964,953

Program Expenses  

Advocacy and Crisis Report

$759,137

GIFTS Meal Program

19,000
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

778,137
77,263
113,835

$969,235

$(4,282)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 80%  Fund Raising: 8%  Administrative 12% 
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Beginning net assets $687,831
Ending net assets 676,576
Total liabilities 50,176

Total assets

$726,752






 

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