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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Last Hope Animal Rescue Center

A BBB Accredited charity

 


  • Meets all standards

Expiration Date:
11/2015
Name:
Last Hope Animal Rescue Center
Address:
PO Box 7025
Wantagh, NY 11793
Phone:
631-425-1884
Year, State Incorporated:
1982, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
"Reduce the tremendous cat and dog overpopulation problem on Long Island, encourage responsible and economical pet ownership, and transform the public image of the typical pound animal."






Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Last Hope Animal Rescue Center meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Last Hope strives to rescue abandoned and stray animals. The organization offers low-cost spay/neuter fees for dogs and cats at local participating veterinarians, low-cost pet vaccination clinics at different locations in Nassau and Suffolk counties, early neutering of all kittens and puppies as well as regular neutering of all adult animals adopted through their programs. Last Hope participates in feral cat trapping and promotes adoption programs that seek to place the dog or cat in caring, responsible, and financially solvent homes. The organization also conducts community outreach and public awareness campaigns to make the public knowledgeable about the cat and dog overpopulation problem.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Ms. Linda Stuurman , President
Compensation*:
$36,000
Chair of the Board:
Ms. Milda Darzinskis
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Confidential Secretary to the Board of Commissioners/ Oyster Bay Sewer District
Board Size:
7
Paid Staff Size:
1



*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
Fund raising costs were 4.5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $421,035, 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 Last Hope Animal Rescue Center's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Gifts and donations

$280,065

Support from adoptions and clinics

117,349

Grant income

22,974

Memberships

12,070

Sales of merchandise

5,751

Investment income

3,428

Special event revenue

647

Other income

50

Total Income

$442,334

Program Expenses  

Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation

$370,870
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Income in Excess of Expenses

370,870
19,102
36,083

$426,055

$16,279




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 87%  Fund Raising: 5%  Administrative 9% 
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Beginning net assets $299,354
Ending net assets 315,633
Total liabilities 10,634

Total assets

$326,267






 

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