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Human Services : Social Services

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter

Relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly

three stars

85.19

355 North Ashland Avenue Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 455-1000   Web Site
EIN: 36-2651505

Board Leadership
William Hassett
Chair

CEO
Simone Mitchell-Peterson
Chief Executive Officer

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.19 three stars
  Financial 82.19 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1959 Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter (LBFE), has brought companionship and social interaction to isolated and lonely elders. LBFE Chicago is part of a national network of volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. We offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and celebration of life. Programs offered by LBFE Chicago include visiting programs, holiday celebrations, year-round celebrations, vacation programs and inter generational programs, among others. In 2013 year we served 1,340 elders, with the indispensable help of volunteers giving more than 39,000 hours of their time.

Since 1959 Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter (LBFE), has brought companionship and social interaction to isolated and lonely elders. LBFE Chicago is part of a national network of volunteer-based organizations committed to relieving isolation and loneliness among the elderly. We offer to people of goodwill the opportunity to join the elderly in friendship and celebration of life. Programs offered by LBFE Chicago include visiting programs, holiday celebrations, year-round celebrations, vacation programs and inter generational programs, among others. In 2013 year we served 1,340 elders, with the indispensable help of volunteers giving more than 39,000 hours of their time.

Financial

three stars

82.19

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 12/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
72.4%
  Administrative Expenses 9.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.21
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.87
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 3.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter (IL) 85.19 three stars
AARP Foundation (DC) 86.44 three stars
ElderHelp of San Diego (CA) 90.63 four stars
Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland, Inc. (NY) 85.44 three stars
Juliette Fowler Communities (TX) 89.71 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,586,751
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,586,751
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,586,751
   Other Revenue $224,540
TOTAL REVENUE $3,811,291
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,815,598
   Administrative Expenses $365,788
   Fundraising Expenses $690,700
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,872,086
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-60,795
   
Net Assets $4,731,688

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
Visiting Program $1,523,876 54.1%
Social Activities $780,185 27.7%
Direct Services $294,759 10.5%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-09 12/01/2017 85.19 three stars
2015-09 11/01/2016 85.17 three stars
2015-09 10/01/2016 84.00 three stars
2014-09 06/01/2016 76.99 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-09 11/01/2015 71.28 two stars
2013-09 04/01/2015 77.59 two stars
2012-09 10/01/2013 78.89 two stars
2011-09 11/06/2012 83.66 three stars
2010-09 09/20/2011 80.25 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-09 02/01/2011 82.55 three stars
2008-09 04/01/2010 70.98 two stars
2007-09 11/01/2008 74.00 two stars
2006-09 12/15/2007 87.27 three stars
2005-09 04/01/2007 81.52 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 36-2651505
Name in IRS Master File LITTLE BROTHERS-FRIENDS OF THE ELDERLY
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (575) Services for the aged (see also 153 ad 382)
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(153) Care and housing for the aged (see also 382)
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 August, 2007
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
  • September, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$212,150 5.47% Simone Mitchell-Peterson Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter (IL) 85.19 three stars
SAGE Eldercare (NJ) 88.69 three stars
ElderHelp of San Diego (CA) 90.63 four stars
H.O.M.E. (IL) 92.16 four stars
Senior Neighbors (MI) 93.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Little Brothers - Friends of the Elderly Chicago Chapter
355 North Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60607
tel: (312) 455-1000
fax: (312) 455-9674
EIN: 36-2651505

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Board Leadership

William Hassett
Chair

CEO

Simone Mitchell-Peterson
Chief Executive Officer

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