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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Shoes That Fit

Every child deserves them

four stars

95.66

1420 North Claremont Boulevard Suite 204-A
Claremont, CA 91711
tel: (888) 715-4333   Web Site
EIN: 95-4425565

Board Leadership
Ann Morgan
President

CEO
Amy Fass
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 95.66 four stars
  Financial 93.87 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

93.87

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 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)
95.4%
  Administrative Expenses 1.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth 7.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shoes That Fit on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shoes That Fit on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shoes That Fit (CA) 95.66 four stars
Orangewood Foundation (CA) 89.71 three stars
Center for Development Services (SC) 91.42 four stars
Think Small (MN) 88.29 three stars
Pendleton Place (SC) 91.33 four stars

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Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in American by giving children in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity and joy, prepared to learn, play and thrive.

A new pair of shoes can be a life-changing event for a child. School attendance, self-esteem and behavior improve. Physical activity increases. Smiles return. All from an often over-looked item-a good pair of shoes.

Our vision is that, one day, every child in America who needs new shoes gets new shoes, allowing all children the opportunity to reach their highest potential.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,546,558
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,546,558
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,546,558
   Other Revenue $14,723
TOTAL REVENUE $4,561,281
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,160,631
   Administrative Expenses $61,320
   Fundraising Expenses $120,176
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,342,127
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $219,154
   
Net Assets $1,312,728

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
Distribution of Clothing and Shoes $4,160,631 100.0%

Ratings History
Shoes That Fit has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 12/01/2016 95.66 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 93.21 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 89.86 three stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 89.47 three stars
2013-12 11/01/2014 88.24 three stars
2012-12 11/01/2013 90.66 four stars
2011-12 11/06/2012 90.45 four stars
2010-12 11/01/2011 92.55 four stars
2010-12 09/20/2011 92.03 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/01/2010 93.39 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 89.41 three stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 94.60 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 83.62 three stars
2005-12 08/01/2007 89.89 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 95-4425565
Name in IRS Master File SHOES THAT FIT
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 (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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, 1993
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • 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
$115,000 2.64% Amy Fass Executive Director

Shoes That Fit tackles one of the most visible signs of poverty in American by giving children in need new athletic shoes to attend school with dignity and joy, prepared to learn, play and thrive.

A new pair of shoes can be a life-changing event for a child. School attendance, self-esteem and behavior improve. Physical activity increases. Smiles return. All from an often over-looked item-a good pair of shoes.

Our vision is that, one day, every child in America who needs new shoes gets new shoes, allowing all children the opportunity to reach their highest potential.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shoes That Fit (CA) 95.66 four stars
SAFEchild (NC) 91.00 four stars
Community Partners of Dallas (TX) 89.63 three stars
The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth (KY) 88.38 three stars
Neighborhood House, Louisville (KY) 92.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Shoes That Fit
1420 North Claremont Boulevard
Suite 204-A
Claremont, CA 91711
tel: (888) 715-4333
fax: (909) 482-0085
EIN: 95-4425565

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Board Leadership

Ann Morgan
President

CEO

Amy Fass
Executive Director

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