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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Mercy Home for Children

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
08/2015
Name:
Mercy Home for Children
Address:
273 Willoughby Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Phone:
718-832-1075
Year, State Incorporated:
1865, New York
Affiliates:
None
Stated Purpose:
" Assures the quality of life for persons with developmental disabilities through the recognition of each person's inherent dignity and absolute right to a life filled with learning and love. The mission is fulfilled by staff practicing the core values of Respect, Teamwork, Trust, Care, and Compassion "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

              
Mercy Home for Children meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.




Programs
 

              
Supports persons with developmental disabilities in living full and interesting lives. Mercy Home does this in their residential, supportive, and respite programs, each of which emphasizes the importance of being part of the community in which one lives. Mercy Home for Children provides residential and supportive programs and services to persons with developmental disabilities. The organization assists persons with developmental disabilities in gaining access to the services and support needed to achieve the unique goals and desires each person has. Mercy Home for Children runs a year-long program of activities and events that includes day trips, arts and crafts, dances, parties, as well as athletic events, all designed with creativity and fun in mind.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Catherine Crumlish, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$140,916
Chair of the Board:
James P. Slattery
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
JPS & Co. / CPA
Board Size:
22
Paid Staff Size:
300



*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, grant proposals, email appeal to Sisters of Mercy and Board
Fund raising costs were 7.2% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $422,787, 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 Mercy Home for Children's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  

Intermediate Care facilities

$9,778,261

Individualized Residential Alternatives

5,609,689

Special events revenue

312,711

Interest and Dividends

311,693

Grants and Contributions

241,453

Medicaid Service Coordination

172,748

Day Habilitation program

133,936

Saturday Respite Program

122,386

Miscellaneous

114,907

Realized gain on investments

63,663

Direct Cost of Special Events

(131,377)

Unrealized gain (loss) on investments

(218,026)

Total Income

$16,512,044

Program Expenses  

Intermediate Care Facilities

$9,703,325

Individualized Residential Alternatives

5,371,264

Medicaid Service Coordination

179,832

Saturday Respite Programs

122,409

Day Habilitation Program

122,296

Mitsui & JPS creative arts program

86,420
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

15,585,546
30,418
1,800,152

$17,416,116

$(904,072)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 90%  Fund Raising: %  Administrative 10% 
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Beginning net assets $12,962,881
Ending net assets 12,058,809
Total liabilities 10,584,642

Total assets

$22,643,451






 

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