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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Main Line Animal Rescue

Celebrating the special bond between companion animals and the people who love them

three stars

82.85

P.O. Box 89 Chester Springs, PA 19425
tel: (610) 933-0606   Web Site
EIN: 23-3017210

Board Leadership
Jeffrey Griffiths
Chair

CEO
Susan Chew
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 82.85 three stars
  Financial 77.11 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Main Line Animal Rescue has helped thousands of animals find new homes while launching one of the most successful anti-puppy mill campaigns in the history of animal welfare. MLAR celebrates the special bond between companion animals and the people who love them - through rescue, adoption, education and community outreach. Every year, Main Line Animal Rescue assists hundreds of dogs, cats, and rabbits transferred to our facility from overcrowded city shelters. Many of these animals are in need of costly and immediate medical care. We also carefully screen and find new homes for animals privately surrendered by families unable to care for them any longer, and rescue and rehabilitate countless dogs from Pennsylvania's notorious puppy mills.

Main Line Animal Rescue has helped thousands of animals find new homes while launching one of the most successful anti-puppy mill campaigns in the history of animal welfare. MLAR celebrates the special bond between companion animals and the people who love them - through rescue, adoption, education and community outreach. Every year, Main Line Animal Rescue assists hundreds of dogs, cats, and rabbits transferred to our facility from overcrowded city shelters. Many of these animals are in need of costly and immediate medical care. We also carefully screen and find new homes for animals privately surrendered by families unable to care for them any longer, and rescue and rehabilitate countless dogs from Pennsylvania's notorious puppy mills.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of Schools and Community Centers MLAR visits annually with it's Humane Education Programming
75
Number of animals cared for annually by MLAR
1,200
Number of dogs walked daily by our volunteers
200
Number of cats our volunteers interact with daily in our catios and free-roaming cat rooms
60
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

two stars

77.11

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 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)
74.9%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.16
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.75
  Program Expenses Growth -14.9%
  Liabilities to Assets 18.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Main Line Animal Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Main Line Animal Rescue on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Main Line Animal Rescue (PA) 82.85 three stars
Habitat for Horses (TX) 87.90 three stars
New England Anti-Vivisection Society (MA) 90.20 four stars
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (VA) 85.68 three stars
Days End Farm Horse Rescue (MD) 89.33 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,634,102
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $143,360
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,777,462
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,777,462
   Other Revenue $29,930
TOTAL REVENUE $1,807,392
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,306,008
   Administrative Expenses $281,053
   Fundraising Expenses $277,794
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,864,855
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-57,463
   
Net Assets $4,230,650

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
Rescue and Care for Animals $1,306,008 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 82.85 three stars
2017-12 12/21/2018 86.15 three stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 91.18 four stars
2015-12 03/01/2017 90.59 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.50 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 85.36 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 89.64 three stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 96.89 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 84.39 three stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 72.54 two stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 77.37 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 23-3017210
Name in IRS Master File MAIN LINE RESCUE INC
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
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 May, 2000
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$126,071 6.76% Megan McGrath Veterinarian
Other Salaries of Note
$52,423 2.81% Susan Chew Interim Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Main Line Animal Rescue (PA) 82.85 three stars
FixNation (CA) 91.07 four stars
Equine Advocates (NY) 89.84 three stars
Animal Welfare Society (ME) 95.24 four stars
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria (VA) 85.68 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Main Line Animal Rescue
P.O. Box 89
Chester Springs, PA 19425
tel: (610) 933-0606
fax: (610) 933-7900
EIN: 23-3017210

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Board Leadership

Jeffrey Griffiths
Chair

CEO

Susan Chew
Executive Director

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