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Orphan Helpers

Today's orphans... Tomorrow's helpers

three stars

80.35

727 J Clyde Morris Blvd Suite D
Newport News, VA 23601
tel: (757) 722-6940   Web Site
EIN: 54-1995429

Board Leadership
David Dunlevy
Board Chairman

CEO
Greg Harris
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.35 three stars
  Financial 72.22 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 08/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Orphan Helpers is to equip abandoned, incarcerated, and at-risk youth for success by serving their physical, spiritual, educational and emotional needs. Orphan Helpers currently serves inside nine government-run orphanages and detention centers in El Salvador and Honduras.

The mission of Orphan Helpers is to equip abandoned, incarcerated, and at-risk youth for success by serving their physical, spiritual, educational and emotional needs. Orphan Helpers currently serves inside nine government-run orphanages and detention centers in El Salvador and Honduras.

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Financial

two stars

72.22

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

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)
75.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.40
  Program Expenses Growth -12.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 11.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orphan Helpers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Orphan Helpers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Case management notes
How is the organization using feedback?
To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
With whom is the organization sharing feedback?
Our staff, Our board
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orphan Helpers (VA) 80.35 three stars
Moms in Prayer International (CA) 91.58 four stars
One Collective (IL) 86.93 three stars
Adventist Frontier Missions (MI) 94.40 four stars
Venture Expeditions (MN) 93.91 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $783,905
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $783,905
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $783,905
   Other Revenue $24,041
TOTAL REVENUE $807,946
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $492,084
   Administrative Expenses $56,464
   Fundraising Expenses $101,782
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $650,330
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $157,616
   
Net Assets $259,005

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
Improving Living Conditions & Delivering Supplies $257,747 52.4%
Support Ministry $198,060 40.2%
USAID Grant $36,277 7.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 08/01/2019 80.35 three stars
2017-06 06/01/2019 80.77 three stars
2017-06 08/01/2018 80.16 three stars
2016-06 04/01/2018 79.88 two stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 73.88 two stars
2015-06 09/01/2017 81.67 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 81.45 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 81.17 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 77.44 two stars
2013-06 12/01/2014 78.08 two stars
2012-06 09/01/2014 73.66 two stars
2012-06 02/01/2014 71.47 two 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 54-1995429
Name in IRS Master File ORPHAN HELPERS 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 that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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 April, 2001
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$94,033 14.45% Gregory Harris Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Orphan Helpers (VA) 80.35 three stars
India Gospel League, North America (OH) 87.02 three stars
Students International (CA) 89.75 three stars
Reaching Souls International (OK) 93.28 four stars
Adventist Frontier Missions (MI) 94.40 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Orphan Helpers
727 J Clyde Morris Blvd
Suite D
Newport News, VA 23601
tel: (757) 722-6940
EIN: 54-1995429

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Board Leadership

David Dunlevy
Board Chairman

CEO

Greg Harris
Executive Director

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