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International : Development and Relief Services

Helping Hand for Relief and Development

Muslims for humanity

four stars

98.23

21199 Hilltop Street Southfield, MI 48033
tel: (888) 808-4357   Web Site
EIN: 31-1628040

Board Leadership
Mohsin Ansari
Chairman

CEO
Raza Farrukh
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.23 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Helping Hand for Relief and Development is a global humanitarian relief and development organization responding to human sufferings in emergency and disastrous situations anywhere all over the world regardless race, gender, ethnicity, class, location, religion, color, cultural diversity and social background; with special focus on countries where the massive population is living below the poverty line. In addition to our emergency relief efforts in natural or man made disaster areas, we also work on long term relief and development programs like livelihood, economic empowerment, orphan and widows support program and skill development program.

Helping Hand for Relief and Development is a global humanitarian relief and development organization responding to human sufferings in emergency and disastrous situations anywhere all over the world regardless race, gender, ethnicity, class, location, religion, color, cultural diversity and social background; with special focus on countries where the massive population is living below the poverty line. In addition to our emergency relief efforts in natural or man made disaster areas, we also work on long term relief and development programs like livelihood, economic empowerment, orphan and widows support program and skill development program.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
93.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.71
  Program Expenses Growth 14.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helping Hand for Relief and Development on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helping Hand for Relief and Development on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23 four stars
CARE (GA) 86.36 three stars
Oxfam America (MA) 88.32 three stars
United Methodist Committee on Relief (GA) 92.14 four stars
The Zakat Foundation of America (IL) 98.23 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $34,644,807
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $4,244,463
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $38,889,270
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $38,889,270
   Other Revenue $1,344,574
TOTAL REVENUE $40,233,844
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $30,907,992
   Administrative Expenses $421,231
   Fundraising Expenses $956,483
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $32,285,706
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $7,948,138
   
Net Assets $23,213,382

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
Emergency and In-Kind Services $18,467,993 59.8%
Seasonal Program $3,836,455 12.4%
Orphans $3,804,951 12.3%

Ratings History
Helping Hand for Relief and Development has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 07/01/2017 98.23 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 98.23 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 12/22/2015 97.65 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 96.32 four stars
2012-12 08/01/2014 97.58 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 96.78 four stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 99.25 four stars
2011-12 03/01/2013 94.99 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 97.59 four stars
2010-12 03/01/2012 89.12 three stars
2009-12 11/01/2011 96.08 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 89.73 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 96.17 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 88.56 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 31-1628040
Name in IRS Master File HELPING HAND FOR RELIEF & DEVELOPMENT INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 March, 1999
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$142,973 0.44% Raza Farrukh President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helping Hand for Relief and Development (MI) 98.23 four stars
Mercy Corps (OR) 88.51 three stars
PATH (WA) 92.17 four stars
United Methodist Committee on Relief (GA) 92.14 four stars
Lutheran World Relief (MD) 91.23 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Helping Hand for Relief and Development
21199 Hilltop Street
Southfield, MI 48033
tel: (888) 808-4357
fax: (313) 366-0200
EIN: 31-1628040

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Board Leadership

Mohsin Ansari
Chairman

CEO

Raza Farrukh
President, CEO

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