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Holiday Express

Delivering music, food, gifts, financial support and friendship to those with the greatest need

three stars

84.98

968 Shrewsbury Avenue Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
tel: (732) 544-8010   Web Site
EIN: 22-3470019

Board Leadership
Terel Cooperhouse
President

CEO
Lorrie Klaric
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 84.98 three stars
  Financial 84.97 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Holiday Express mission is to deliver music, food, gifts, financial support and friendship to those with the greatest need for the gift of human kindness during the holiday season and throughout the year. Founded in 1993, Holiday Express works year-round to deliver music, food, gifts, and human kindness to adults and children in need, including the mentally and physically disabled, the isolated, individuals in addiction and recovery programs, the poor and the homeless, and children with serious illnesses. With a constituency of more than 15,000 throughout the metropolitan tri-state area, our priority is to serve those who are desperately in need and often forgotten.

The Holiday Express mission is to deliver music, food, gifts, financial support and friendship to those with the greatest need for the gift of human kindness during the holiday season and throughout the year. Founded in 1993, Holiday Express works year-round to deliver music, food, gifts, and human kindness to adults and children in need, including the mentally and physically disabled, the isolated, individuals in addiction and recovery programs, the poor and the homeless, and children with serious illnesses. With a constituency of more than 15,000 throughout the metropolitan tri-state area, our priority is to serve those who are desperately in need and often forgotten.

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Financial

three stars

84.97

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
82.7%
  Administrative Expenses 10.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.53
  Program Expenses Growth 0.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Holiday Express on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Holiday Express on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Holiday Express (NJ) 84.98 three stars
Thornwell Home for Children (SC) 96.19 four stars
Daystar (TN) 86.19 three stars
Arms of Hope (TX) 92.43 four stars
New Yorkers For Children (NY) 91.54 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $837,963
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $503,909
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,341,872
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,341,872
   Other Revenue $10,230
TOTAL REVENUE $1,352,102
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,020,095
   Administrative Expenses $135,119
   Fundraising Expenses $100,577
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,255,791
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $96,311
   
Net Assets $667,957

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Holiday Parties $943,966 92.5%
Warehouse Facilities $64,800 6.4%
Donations and Scholarships $11,329 1.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-04 07/01/2019 84.98 three stars
2017-04 07/01/2018 85.45 three stars
2016-04 11/01/2017 86.35 three stars
2015-04 08/01/2016 85.23 three stars
2014-04 06/01/2016 84.47 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-04 11/01/2015 76.96 two stars
2013-04 02/01/2014 82.78 three stars
2012-04 04/01/2013 76.99 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 22-3470019
Name in IRS Master File HOLIDAY EXPRESS INC
NTEE Code T11
NTEE Classification Single Organization Support
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date April, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End April
IRS Forms 990
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  • April, 2018
  • April, 2017
  • April, 2016
  • April, 2015
  • April, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Holiday Express (NJ) 84.98 three stars
Family Giving Tree (CA) 90.13 four stars
Connie Maxwell Children's Home (SC) 88.06 three stars
Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch (MO) 87.96 three stars
Ignite (IL) 85.79 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Holiday Express
968 Shrewsbury Avenue
Tinton Falls, NJ 07724
tel: (732) 544-8010
fax: (732) 544-8020
EIN: 22-3470019

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Board Leadership

Terel Cooperhouse
President

CEO

Lorrie Klaric
Executive Director

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