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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center

A BBB Accredited charity


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Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc.
45 Park Avenue
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Year, State Incorporated:
2012, New York
Stated Purpose:
" To support research that may lead to a cure for Alzheimer’s Disease, to provide care, support and education programs for families in need, and to be the voice for families who are coping with Alzheimer’s Disease and/or other dementias. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


Alzheimer's Disease Resource Center (ADRC) provides a broad range of programs and services for people with the disease, families, care partners, residential care professionals, and professional health care providers. Programs include the Contact Center, a toll-free service, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to families, health care professionals, and the general public across the country, MedicAlert+Safe Return, and a nationwide identification program to assist in the safe and timely return of individuals who have wandered from home. ADRC's library and resource center is the largest library collection dedicated exclusively to Alzheimer's disease, which provides reference and research services, reading lists, and video guides on Alzheimer-related topics. ADRC's research program is a catalyst for generating new knowledge about Alzheimer's disease and other disorders that cause dementia. ADRC also provides comprehensive training programs for formal and informal caregivers and offers a number of Support Groups in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.


Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/CEO
Chair of the Board:
Dr. Melvin Mullin
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
President and Chairman of the Board
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

*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
Fund raising costs were 32.6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $970,501, 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 ADRC's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Fundraising Events


Government Grants


National Marketing Program






Contributions In-Kind


Education Conference


Web-Store Jewelry Sales


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Patient and Family Services


Communication and Education


Public Policy

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 70%  Fund Raising: 27%  Administrative 4% 
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Beginning net assets $2,106,316
Ending net assets 2,100,877
Total liabilities 808,896

Total assets



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