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International : Development and Relief Services

Living Goods

Empowering people to improve the health of their families, friends and communities

three stars

86.53

220 Halleck Street Suite 200, The Presidio
San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 430-3575   Web Site
EIN: 20-5010527

Board Leadership
Andrew Peterson
Board Chair

CEO
Shaun Church
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.53 three stars
  Financial 98.71 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

98.71

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 08/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
80.5%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.01
  Program Expenses Growth 38.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Living Goods on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Living Goods on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Living Goods (CA) 86.53 three stars
Miracle Foundation (TX) 94.51 four stars
Medical Ambassadors International (CA) 91.06 four stars
Himalayan Cataract Project (VT) 97.17 four stars
Calcutta Mercy Ministries (GA) 85.17 three stars

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At Living Goods we empower people to improve the health of their families, friends and communities. Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like' health entrepreneurs who go door to door to teach families how to improve their health and wealth and sell life-changing products such as simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, safe delivery kits, fortified foods, clean cook stoves, water filters, and solar lights. By combining the best practices from business and public health, we are dramatically lowering child mortality AND creating livelihoods for thousands of enterprising women.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $13,154,548
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $13,154,548
   Program Service Revenue $10,551
Total Primary Revenue $13,165,099
   Other Revenue $17,102
TOTAL REVENUE $13,182,201
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $5,330,545
   Administrative Expenses $764,191
   Fundraising Expenses $393,968
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $6,488,704
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $6,693,497
   
Net Assets $9,308,019

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
Health Programs in Uganda $5,330,545 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 08/01/2017 86.53 three stars
2014-12 12/21/2016 86.28 three 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 20-5010527
Name in IRS Master File LIVING GOODS
NTEE Code Q30
NTEE Classification International Development, Relief Services
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
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 July, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Charles Slaughter Founder & President
Other Salaries of Note
$115,290 1.77% Molly Christiansen Director Of Impact And Advocacy
$113,671 1.75% Brad Presner Director of Analytics
$104,000 1.60% Lisa Mccandless Director Of Business Development
$69,774 1.07% Jack Castle Partnerships Manager (former)
$66,000 1.01% Joe Muturi Director of Finance

At Living Goods we empower people to improve the health of their families, friends and communities. Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like' health entrepreneurs who go door to door to teach families how to improve their health and wealth and sell life-changing products such as simple treatments for malaria and diarrhea, safe delivery kits, fortified foods, clean cook stoves, water filters, and solar lights. By combining the best practices from business and public health, we are dramatically lowering child mortality AND creating livelihoods for thousands of enterprising women.

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Living Goods (CA) 86.53 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Living Goods
220 Halleck Street
Suite 200, The Presidio
San Francisco, CA 94129
tel: (415) 430-3575
EIN: 20-5010527

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Board Leadership

Andrew Peterson
Board Chair

CEO

Shaun Church
President

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