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New York BBB Wise Giving Report for
Port Washington Youth Activities

A BBB Accredited charity


Expiration Date:
Port Washington Youth Activities
PO Box 69
Port Washington, NY 11050
Web Site:
Year, State Incorporated:
1963, New York
Stated Purpose:
" The mission of Port Washington Youth Activities (PYA) is to provide organized youth athletics in a variety of sports for all the children of our community. PYA strives to develop skills and teach an understanding of how to play the game while at the same time developing character, instilling the high standards of good sportsmanship, teamwork, community, safety, and respect for the individual in order to prepare for future success. "

Evaluation Conclusions

Port Washington Youth Activities (PYA) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.


"Port Washington Youth Activities is a non-profit charitable organization formed to promote the exemplary development of local youth through participation in sports to teach teamwork and individual responsibility in an atmosphere of respect and sportsmanship. PYA offers organized athletic development for local children of Port Washington and the surrounding communities primarily from kindergarten to 7th grade. While PYA places emphasis on the development of sports skills, PYA's primary mission is to develop character and understanding of how participation in sporting events can prepare one for success in all endeavors."


Chief Executive Officer:
Mr. Ronald Henderson, Executive Director
Chair of the Board:
Mr. Anthony Cavallaro
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:
Securities Regulation
Board Size:
Paid Staff Size:

Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:

Invitations to Fundraising Events, Grant Proposals
Fundraising costs were 25.1% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $292,777, 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 PYA's Audited Financial Statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  



Fund raising




Unrealized gain, (loss) on investments


Interest and dividends


Realized (loss), gain on investments


Total Income


Program Expenses  

Program sevices

Total Program Expenses:
Fund Raising Expenses
Administrative Expenses

Total expenses

Expenses in Excess of Income




Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 80%  Fund Raising: 9%  Administrative 12% 
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Beginning net assets $1,620,796
Ending net assets 1,583,111
Total liabilities 31,391

Total assets



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