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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

The Empty Stocking Fund

Giving joy since 1927

three stars

85.53

1975 Century Boulevard Suite 16
Atlanta, GA 30345
tel: (404) 876-8697   Web Site
EIN: 23-7159125

Board Leadership
Bill Vogel
Chair

CEO
Manda Hunt
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.53 three stars
  Financial 80.78 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Empty Stocking Fund has been bringing holiday cheer to metro Atlanta's underprivileged children since 1927. The Empty Stocking Fund's mission is to empower parents and guardians of children living at or below the poverty level in the communities we serve by providing them with an opportunity to give their children gifts at Christmas time. Through relationships with wholesale distributors, the Empty Stocking Fund purchases brand new items in sufficient quantities to offer a variety of age- and gender-appropriate choices. In December, we invite parents and guardians of children from birth to 13 years of age to visit Santa's Village and select gifts for their children.

The Empty Stocking Fund has been bringing holiday cheer to metro Atlanta's underprivileged children since 1927. The Empty Stocking Fund's mission is to empower parents and guardians of children living at or below the poverty level in the communities we serve by providing them with an opportunity to give their children gifts at Christmas time. Through relationships with wholesale distributors, the Empty Stocking Fund purchases brand new items in sufficient quantities to offer a variety of age- and gender-appropriate choices. In December, we invite parents and guardians of children from birth to 13 years of age to visit Santa's Village and select gifts for their children.

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Financial

three stars

80.78

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 06/01/2019 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)
79.0%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 18.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.63
  Program Expenses Growth -3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Empty Stocking Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Empty Stocking Fund on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Empty Stocking Fund (GA) 85.53 three stars
Ignite (IL) 85.79 three stars
Crosstown Learning Center (OK) 92.22 four stars
Encompass (WA) 89.50 three stars
Arby's Foundation (GA) 94.58 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,029,928
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,029,928
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,029,928
   Other Revenue $80,043
TOTAL REVENUE $1,109,971
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $788,051
   Administrative Expenses $31,473
   Fundraising Expenses $177,527
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $997,051
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $112,920
   
Net Assets $1,763,514

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
Fundraising for Holiday Gift Distribution $788,051 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-03 06/01/2019 85.53 three stars
2017-03 07/01/2018 87.70 three stars
2016-03 05/01/2018 86.25 three stars
2016-03 08/01/2017 83.19 three stars
2015-03 06/01/2016 85.61 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 12/01/2015 82.79 three stars
2013-03 08/01/2014 84.20 three stars
2012-03 08/01/2013 80.56 three stars
2011-03 02/01/2013 82.56 three stars
2011-03 05/01/2012 81.65 three stars
2010-03 02/01/2012 82.55 three stars
2010-03 12/23/2011 78.09 two stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 77.63 two stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 05/01/2011 73.85 two stars
2009-03 07/01/2010 75.37 two stars
2008-03 02/01/2009 80.21 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 23-7159125
Name in IRS Master File THE EMPTY STOCKING FUND INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (600) Community Chest, United Way, etc.
(561) Gifts or grants to individuals (other than scholarships)
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 August, 1972
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$101,511 10.18% Manda Hunt Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Empty Stocking Fund (GA) 85.53 three stars
Cookie Cart (MN) 88.38 three stars
Arby's Foundation (GA) 94.58 four stars
Clothes To Kids (FL) 90.91 four stars
Ignite (IL) 85.79 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Empty Stocking Fund
1975 Century Boulevard
Suite 16
Atlanta, GA 30345
tel: (404) 876-8697
EIN: 23-7159125

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Board Leadership

Bill Vogel
Chair

CEO

Manda Hunt
Executive Director

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