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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Mercy Home for Children

A BBB Accredited charity

 



Expiration Date:
08/2017
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:
" It is the mission of Mercy Home to assure 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 practicing the Core Values of Respect, Trust, Teamwork, Care and Compassion. "





Evaluation Conclusions
 

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




Programs
 

              
Mercy Home operates a network of Intermediate Care Facilities (6) and Individual Residential Alternative Programs (7) for persons with developmental challenges in Brooklyn, Queens, and Nassau County, NY (total serviced residentially is 108). The Agency provides Medicaid Service Coordination to individuals and their families (100), In Home Respite (5), operates 2 Creative Arts Programs providing therapeutic services to children with autism (62), a Children/Teen Respite (17) and Adult Respite (22). Mercy Home also provides a Gifted Artists program, Plant, Grow, Give (urban gardening) and Melodic Soul, the agency performance band to its residents.



Governance
 

              
Chief Executive Officer:
Sr. Catherine Crumlish, RSM, Executive Director
Compensation*:
$137,608
Chair of the Board:
Mr. James P. Slattery, CPA
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
JPS & Co.
Board Size:
22
Paid Staff Size:
290



*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
Fund raising costs were 3.5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $764,983 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, 2013.

Source of Funds  

Intermediate care facilities

$11,547,537

Individualized residential alternatives

5,254,370

Grants and contributions

492,036

Realized gain on investments

381,808

Special events revenue

375,780

Interest and dividends

303,264

Unrealized gain (loss) on investments

224,123

Medicaid service coordination

208,930

Saturday respite program

145,844

Day habilitation program

137,424

Miscellaneous

27,507

Direct cost of special events

(102,833)

Total Income

$18,995,790

Program Expenses  

Intermediate care facilities

$11,310,668

Individualized residential alternatives

5,406,163

Medicaid service coordination

179,984

Saturday respite program

138,354

Day habilitation program

137,704

Mitsui & JPS creative arts program

77,256
Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income

17,250,129
26,635
1,992,121

$21,287,641

$(2,291,851)




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Programs: 81%  Fund Raising: %  Administrative 9% 
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Beginning net assets $12,058,809
Ending net assets 11,785,714
Total liabilities 8,534,535

Total assets

$20,320,249






 

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