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World Help
1148 Corporate Park Drive
Forest, VA 24551
tel: (800) 541-6691
fax: (434) 525-4727
EIN: 54-1615454

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P.O. Box 501
Forest, VA 24551

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Board Leadership

Lester E. Taylor


Vernon Brewer
President, CEO

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International : Development and Relief Services

World Help

Help for today. . .hope for tomorrow

(out of 100)
Overall 92.84 4 stars
  Financial 90.71 4 stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 4 stars
This rating was published 11/01/2015 using data for FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial Performance Metrics (Data from FY2014 990)
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity’s total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
  Administrative Expenses 11.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Primary Revenue Growth 11.4%
  Program Expenses Growth 19.2%
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.07
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by World Help on the FY2014 990 they filed with the IRS

Income Statement     (FYE 12/2014)

   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $17,883,588
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $953,826
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $5,136,993
Total Contributions $23,974,407
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $23,974,407
   Other Revenue $-22,169
TOTAL REVENUE $23,952,238
   Program Expenses $20,728,179
   Administrative Expenses $2,938,437
   Fundraising Expenses $1,318,714
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,033,092
Net Assets $1,888,497


Compensation of Leaders     (FYE 12/2014)

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,458 0.53% F. Vernon Brewer President
Other Salaries of Note
$154,886 0.61% Noel Yeatts Former Secretary
$144,824 0.57% David Day Chief Operating Officer


Founded in 1991, World Help is a faith-based humanitarian organization that exists to serve the physical and spiritual needs of people in impoverished communities around the world. We promise to meet people's physical needs by providing humanitarian, medical and educational assistance and ensuring access to clean water to as many communities as possible. We promise to meet people's spiritual needs by providing Bibles and establishing churches. We provide help for today and hope for tomorrow.

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