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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Charity Newsies

That no child shall be kept out of school for lack of adequate clothing

three stars

86.50

4300 Indianola Ave Columbus, OH 43214
tel: (614) 263-4300   Web Site
EIN: 31-6401150

Board Leadership
David W. Shelby
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Mike Miller
Headquarters Manager

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.50 three stars
  Financial 98.22 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 81.00 three stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Charity Newsies clothes needy school children. Each year on Drive Day, the second Saturday in December, the Charity Newsies Paper Sale raises thousands of dollars from generous organizations, foundations, businesses and individuals. Newsies also collect contributions through the Annual Auction and Gala, the sale of Hearts and other fundraising activities during the year. Together all these contributions represent the Drive Total, which last year was $1,764,510. In the 2011-2012 school year Charity Newsies clothed 13,002 children.

Charity Newsies clothes needy school children. Each year on Drive Day, the second Saturday in December, the Charity Newsies Paper Sale raises thousands of dollars from generous organizations, foundations, businesses and individuals. Newsies also collect contributions through the Annual Auction and Gala, the sale of Hearts and other fundraising activities during the year. Together all these contributions represent the Drive Total, which last year was $1,764,510. In the 2011-2012 school year Charity Newsies clothed 13,002 children.

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Financial

four stars

98.22

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

81.00

This rating was published 08/01/2019 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.45
  Program Expenses Growth 9.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Charity Newsies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Charity Newsies on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Charity Newsies (OH) 86.50 three stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Southwest Florida (FL) 90.46 four stars
Neighborhood House, Louisville (KY) 86.59 three stars
Think Small (MN) 89.02 three stars
Christel House International (IN) 94.15 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,393,865
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $34,589
   Fundraising Events $9,458
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,437,912
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,437,912
   Other Revenue $118,175
TOTAL REVENUE $1,556,087
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,554,576
   Administrative Expenses $205,809
   Fundraising Expenses $126,825
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,887,210
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-331,123
   
Net Assets $8,486,991

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
Providing Clothing, Shoes, and Books to Children $1,554,576 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-05 08/01/2019 86.50 three stars
2017-05 06/01/2018 94.28 four stars
2016-05 05/01/2017 92.15 four stars
2015-05 06/01/2016 88.53 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-05 02/01/2016 88.37 three stars
2014-05 08/01/2015 78.73 two stars
2013-05 02/01/2014 81.84 three stars
2012-05 06/01/2013 80.06 three stars
2011-05 07/01/2012 83.38 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 31-6401150
Name in IRS Master File OHIO NEWSBOYS ASSOCIATION INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 March, 1941
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End May
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • May, 2018
  • May, 2017
  • May, 2016
  • May, 2015
  • May, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Mike Miller Operating Manager

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Charity Newsies (OH) 86.50 three stars
The Centers for Exceptional Children (NC) 88.19 three stars
Home of the Innocents (KY) 90.56 four stars
The Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas (TX) 91.33 four stars
Masonic Home of Georgia (GA) 87.50 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Charity Newsies
4300 Indianola Ave
Columbus, OH 43214
tel: (614) 263-4300
fax: (614) 262-8810
EIN: 31-6401150

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Board Leadership

David W. Shelby
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Mike Miller
Headquarters Manager

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