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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Pet Helpers

Helping the community, one pet at a time.

two stars

73.66

1447 Folly Road Charleston, SC 29412
tel: (843) 795-1110   Web Site
EIN: 57-0802283

Board Leadership
Carol Linville
President and Founder

CEO
Alan Berger
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 73.66 two stars
  Financial 68.58 one star
  Accountability & Transparency 80.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Pet Helpers is a private, Adoption Center and Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic that services communities across the Lowcountry. Our mission is to end the euthanasia of all adoptable cats and dogs by keeping all animals until adopted; providing low cost spay/neuter surgeries; offering humane education programs; pursuing animal cruelty prosecution; and initiating animal welfare legislation.

Pet Helpers is a private, Adoption Center and Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic that services communities across the Lowcountry. Our mission is to end the euthanasia of all adoptable cats and dogs by keeping all animals until adopted; providing low cost spay/neuter surgeries; offering humane education programs; pursuing animal cruelty prosecution; and initiating animal welfare legislation.

Financial

one star

68.58

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

80.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
71.3%
  Administrative Expenses 11.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 17.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.31
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.03
  Program Expenses Growth -1.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 29.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pet Helpers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pet Helpers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pet Helpers (SC) 73.66 two stars
Animal Welfare Society (ME) 95.22 four stars
New England Anti-Vivisection Society (MA) 96.33 four stars
Best Friends Animal Society (UT) 87.00 three stars
Front Range Equine Rescue (FL) 90.63 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $710,986
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $106,500
   Government Grants $17,437
Total Contributions $834,923
   Program Service Revenue $393,012
Total Primary Revenue $1,227,935
   Other Revenue $293,914
TOTAL REVENUE $1,521,849
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,299,108
   Administrative Expenses $123,056
   Fundraising Expenses $273,582
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,695,746
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-173,897
   
Net Assets $3,929,164

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
Adoption $756,703 58.2%
Spay and Neuter Services $310,777 23.9%
Humane Education $231,628 17.8%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 73.66 two stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 75.59 two stars
2015-12 06/01/2017 82.67 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.49 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 81.45 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 91.44 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 72.99 two stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 83.69 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 57-0802283
Name in IRS Master File PET HELPERS INC
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Organization to Prevent Cruelty to Animals
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (913) Prevention of cruelty to animals
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 December, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 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
$53,862 3.17% Constance Paras Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pet Helpers (SC) 73.66 two stars
Main Line Animal Rescue (PA) 86.15 three stars
Habitat for Horses (TX) 96.28 four stars
Petco Foundation (TX) 96.46 four stars
Vegan Outreach (CA) 87.52 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pet Helpers
1447 Folly Road
Charleston, SC 29412
tel: (843) 795-1110
fax: (843) 795-8090
EIN: 57-0802283

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Board Leadership

Carol Linville
President and Founder

CEO

Alan Berger
Executive Director

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