Human Services : Social Services

East Cooper Community Outreach

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

four stars

94.42

1145 Six Mile Road Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
tel: (843) 849-9220   Web Site
EIN: 57-0939280

Board Leadership
Danny Rowland
President

CEO
Stephanie Kelley
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.42 four stars
  Financial 93.21 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded as an emergency relief effort in 1989 after the devastation from Hurricane Hugo, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) has since grown into a permanent resource for the community with three main service areas: Assistance, Guidance, and Resources. Thousands of individuals each year receive assistance for food, clothing, household furnishings, financial aid, dental care, medical care, prescription assistance, and counseling, along with access to community resources for financial literacy classes, computer skills training, job readiness workshops, and asset development.

Enhanced through personal interactions with staff who provide individualized support and coaching for each client, ECCO meets each client where they are and helps them navigate the challenges they are facing with care and compassion. ECCO is also a place where people who want to help their neighbors in need can find meaningful ways to share their time, talent, and treasure.

Founded as an emergency relief effort in 1989 after the devastation from Hurricane Hugo, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) has since grown into a permanent resource for the community with three main service areas: Assistance, Guidance, and Resources. Thousands of individuals each year receive assistance for food, clothing, household furnishings, financial aid, dental care, medical care, prescription assistance, and counseling, along with access to community resources for financial literacy classes, computer skills training, job readiness workshops, and asset development.

Enhanced through personal interactions with staff who provide individualized support and coaching for each client, ECCO meets each client where they are and helps them navigate the challenges they are facing with care and compassion. ECCO is also a place where people who want to help their neighbors in need can find meaningful ways to share their time, talent, and treasure.

Financial

four stars

93.21

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
89.0%
  Administrative Expenses 8.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.31
  Program Expenses Growth 3.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by East Cooper Community Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by East Cooper Community Outreach on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,851,714
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $239,156
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $33,838
Total Contributions $2,124,708
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,124,708
   Other Revenue $-45,281
TOTAL REVENUE $2,079,427
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,788,044
   Administrative Expenses $174,190
   Fundraising Expenses $79,416
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,041,650
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $37,777
   
Net Assets $2,624,163

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$89,571 4.38% Stephanie M. Kelley Executive Director

Mission

Founded as an emergency relief effort in 1989 after the devastation from Hurricane Hugo, East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) has since grown into a permanent resource for the community with three main service areas: Assistance, Guidance, and Resources. Thousands of individuals each year receive assistance for food, clothing, household furnishings, financial aid, dental care, medical care, prescription assistance, and counseling, along with access to community resources for financial literacy classes, computer skills training, job readiness workshops, and asset development.

Enhanced through personal interactions with staff who provide individualized support and coaching for each client, ECCO meets each client where they are and helps them navigate the challenges they are facing with care and compassion. ECCO is also a place where people who want to help their neighbors in need can find meaningful ways to share their time, talent, and treasure.

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Charity Contact Info

East Cooper Community Outreach
1145 Six Mile Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29466
tel: (843) 849-9220
fax: (843) 849-0943
EIN: 57-0939280

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Board Leadership

Danny Rowland
President

CEO

Stephanie Kelley
Executive Director