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Human Services : Homeless Services

Share Our Selves

Personalized care for the Orange County community

four stars

90.75

1550 Superior Avenue Costa Mesa, CA 92627
tel: (949) 270-2100   Web Site
EIN: 95-3222316

Board Leadership
Will Klatte, III
Chair

CEO
Christy Ward
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.75 four stars
  Financial 86.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1970, Share Our Selves (SOS) has grown to become a model nonprofit organization providing the highest quality comprehensive safety net services to the homeless and low-income populations in Orange County. Share Our Selves was established to provide for the most serious concerns of the poor residing in Orange County, including food, clothing and emergency financial aid for housing, transportation, prescriptions and children's needs. SOS has since expanded to include medical and dental care. SOS acts as a caring and non-discriminating servant and works for increased awareness and systemic change in response to the needs of thousands of homeless and financially disadvantaged in their community.

Founded in 1970, Share Our Selves (SOS) has grown to become a model nonprofit organization providing the highest quality comprehensive safety net services to the homeless and low-income populations in Orange County. Share Our Selves was established to provide for the most serious concerns of the poor residing in Orange County, including food, clothing and emergency financial aid for housing, transportation, prescriptions and children's needs. SOS has since expanded to include medical and dental care. SOS acts as a caring and non-discriminating servant and works for increased awareness and systemic change in response to the needs of thousands of homeless and financially disadvantaged in their community.

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Financial

three stars

86.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 13.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.28
  Program Expenses Growth 17.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 49.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Share Our Selves on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Share Our Selves on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Share Our Selves (CA) 90.75 four stars
Metrocrest Social Services (TX) 92.30 four stars
Miriam's Kitchen (DC) 90.69 four stars
Our House, Georgia (GA) 91.52 four stars
Boulder Shelter for the Homeless (CO) 92.40 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,411,772
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $288,592
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $2,602,859
Total Contributions $5,303,223
   Program Service Revenue $12,895,659
Total Primary Revenue $18,198,882
   Other Revenue $168,167
TOTAL REVENUE $18,367,049
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $15,363,158
   Administrative Expenses $2,460,690
   Fundraising Expenses $501,494
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $18,325,342
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $41,707
   
Net Assets $5,197,390

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
Clinics $13,042,504 84.9%
Social Services $2,320,654 15.1%

Ratings History
Share Our Selves has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 02/01/2020 90.75 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 90.63 four stars
2016-06 12/01/2017 90.55 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 94.02 four stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 92.34 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.40 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 90.51 four stars
2012-06 06/01/2013 87.90 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 95-3222316
Name in IRS Master File SHARE OUR SELVES CORPORATION
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 (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(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 May, 1978
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, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$266,498 1.45% Karen McGlinn Chief Executive Officer

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Share Our Selves (CA) 90.75 four stars
Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless (MA) 89.02 three stars
Raphael House of San Francisco (CA) 85.57 three stars
Homeward Bound of Marin (CA) 95.70 four stars
PADS Lake County (IL) 87.53 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Share Our Selves
1550 Superior Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92627
tel: (949) 270-2100
fax: (949) 515-5804
EIN: 95-3222316

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Board Leadership

Will Klatte, III
Chair

CEO

Christy Ward
Chief Executive Officer

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