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Human Services : Children's and Family Services (Grantmaking)

Free The Kids

Providing basic shelter, food, medical care, religious and educational instruction to the underprivileged in Haiti

three stars

89.39

5704 West Market Street Greensboro, NC 27419
tel: (844) 222-6300   Web Site
EIN: 22-3741436

Board Leadership
Bienvenido Abiles
Chairman

CEO
Frank Irr
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.39 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2017 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Free The Kids provides basic shelter, food, medical care, religious and educational instruction to the underprivileged in Haiti. Today, our primary residence is Hope Village or in Creole, Vilaj Espwa. Hope Village encompasses over 100 acres of land. At Hope Village we have planted a farm, built dormitories and schools and begun vocational training to teach the children viable trades to secure their future. We have over 550 children living at Hope Village and hundreds more coming to our schools each day from poor neighboring communities.

Free The Kids provides basic shelter, food, medical care, religious and educational instruction to the underprivileged in Haiti. Today, our primary residence is Hope Village or in Creole, Vilaj Espwa. Hope Village encompasses over 100 acres of land. At Hope Village we have planted a farm, built dormitories and schools and begun vocational training to teach the children viable trades to secure their future. We have over 550 children living at Hope Village and hundreds more coming to our schools each day from poor neighboring communities.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 10/01/2017 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.34
  Program Expenses Growth -12.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Free The Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Free The Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Free The Kids (NC) 89.39 three stars
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation (VA) 90.44 four stars
Forever Young Foundation (AZ) 100.00 four stars
Arkansas Baptist Children's Homes and Family Ministries (AR) 86.51 three stars
Youth First (IN) 90.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,497,235
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,497,235
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,497,235
   Other Revenue $35,107
TOTAL REVENUE $1,532,342
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,687,224
   Administrative Expenses $49,345
   Fundraising Expenses $71,471
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,808,040
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-275,698
   
Net Assets $610,959

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-06 10/01/2017 89.39 three stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 85.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 79.95 two stars
2013-06 10/01/2014 88.95 three stars
2012-06 08/01/2013 95.70 four stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 95.95 four stars
2010-06 06/01/2012 83.57 three stars
2010-06 05/01/2012 80.76 three stars
2010-06 04/01/2012 89.14 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 78.66 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-06 08/01/2010 94.69 four 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 22-3741436
Name in IRS Master File FREE THE KIDS INC
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
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 March, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 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
$22,500 1.24% Angela Gilliam Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$23,503 1.29% John Reynolds Director of Relations

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Free The Kids (NC) 89.39 three stars
Roca (MA) 93.20 four stars
Judi's House (CO) 92.91 four stars
Teen Parent Connection (IL) 89.39 three stars
Arby's Foundation (GA) 94.28 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Free The Kids
5704 West Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27419
tel: (844) 222-6300
fax: (888) 423-2447
EIN: 22-3741436

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Board Leadership

Bienvenido Abiles
Chairman

CEO

Frank Irr
Executive Director

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