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Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit

No kiddie without a Christmas

four stars

91.22

P.O. Box 44444 Detroit, MI 48244
tel: (586) 775-6139   Web Site
EIN: 38-6061491

Board Leadership
Marshall J. Hunt
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.22 four stars
  Financial 90.51 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit is a 102-year-old charity founded in 1914 by James J. Brady. The organization includes 300 members whose sole mission is to ensure that there is "No Kiddie without a Christmas." Each holiday season the Detroit Goodfellows distribute holiday gift boxes to children ages four through 13 living in Detroit, Highland Park, River Rouge, Harper Woods and Hamtramck. Each child receives warm clothing, toys, books, games and candy.

The Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit is a 102-year-old charity founded in 1914 by James J. Brady. The organization includes 300 members whose sole mission is to ensure that there is "No Kiddie without a Christmas." Each holiday season the Detroit Goodfellows distribute holiday gift boxes to children ages four through 13 living in Detroit, Highland Park, River Rouge, Harper Woods and Hamtramck. Each child receives warm clothing, toys, books, games and candy.

Financial

four stars

90.51

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.12
  Program Expenses Growth < 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit (MI) 91.22 four stars
Children's Advocacy Center of Collier County (FL) 92.34 four stars
Cradles to Crayons (MA) 96.46 four stars
Roca (MA) 94.28 four stars
Holiday Express (NJ) 85.45 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,448,399
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $16,200
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,464,599
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,464,599
   Other Revenue $354,777
TOTAL REVENUE $1,819,376
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,437,513
   Administrative Expenses $195,007
   Fundraising Expenses $130,722
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,763,242
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $56,134
   
Net Assets $6,771,647

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
Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit has received 4 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-01 11/01/2018 91.22 four stars
2017-01 11/01/2017 91.69 four stars
2016-01 02/01/2017 93.85 four stars
2015-01 06/01/2016 90.00 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2015-01 12/01/2015 85.04 three stars
2014-01 08/01/2015 84.65 three stars
2013-01 02/01/2014 84.19 three stars
2012-01 12/01/2012 78.99 two stars
2011-01 10/01/2011 82.68 three stars
2011-01 09/20/2011 84.77 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-01 03/01/2011 80.45 three stars
2009-01 09/01/2010 90.06 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 38-6061491
Name in IRS Master File OLD NEWSBOYS GOODFELLOW FUND OF DETROIT
NTEE Code S82
NTEE Classification Men's Service Clubs
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (349) Other youth organization or activities
(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 July, 1944
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End January
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • January, 2017
  • January, 2016
  • January, 2015
  • January, 2014
  • January, 2013

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
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit (MI) 91.22 four stars
Charity Newsies (OH) 94.28 four stars
HomeSafe (FL) 93.64 four stars
WestSide Baby (WA) 90.58 four stars
The Centers for Exceptional Children (NC) 89.30 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit
P.O. Box 44444
Detroit, MI 48244
tel: (586) 775-6139
EIN: 38-6061491

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Board Leadership

Marshall J. Hunt
President

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