Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

WINGS for Kids

Developing social emotional skills through fresh & fun after school programs.

four stars

94.59

476 Meeting Street Suite E
Charleston, SC 29403
tel: (843) 352-3361   Web Site
EIN: 57-1055054

Board Leadership
Judith Ranger Smith
Chair

CEO
Bridget Laird
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.59 four stars
  Financial 93.48 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

WINGS for Kids (WINGS) is an education program that teaches kids how to behave well, make good decisions and build healthy relationships. We do this by weaving a comprehensive social and emotional learning curriculum into a fresh and fun after school program. Kids get the life lessons they need to succeed and to be happy, and they get a safe place to call home after school.

Since opening in Charleston, SC, in 1996, WINGS has grown to serve more than 8,500 kids. Programs are currently located in Atlanta, GA; Charleston, SC; Charlotte, NC.

WINGS for Kids (WINGS) is an education program that teaches kids how to behave well, make good decisions and build healthy relationships. We do this by weaving a comprehensive social and emotional learning curriculum into a fresh and fun after school program. Kids get the life lessons they need to succeed and to be happy, and they get a safe place to call home after school.

Since opening in Charleston, SC, in 1996, WINGS has grown to serve more than 8,500 kids. Programs are currently located in Atlanta, GA; Charleston, SC; Charlotte, NC.

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Financial

four stars

93.48

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
81.2%
  Administrative Expenses 14.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.72
  Program Expenses Growth 7.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WINGS for Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by WINGS for Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,419,138
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,116,629
Total Contributions $5,535,767
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,535,767
   Other Revenue $12,947
TOTAL REVENUE $5,548,714
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,047,292
   Administrative Expenses $617,592
   Fundraising Expenses $301,718
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,966,602
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $582,112
   
Net Assets $4,099,713

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$161,998 3.26% Bridget Laird CEO

Mission

WINGS for Kids (WINGS) is an education program that teaches kids how to behave well, make good decisions and build healthy relationships. We do this by weaving a comprehensive social and emotional learning curriculum into a fresh and fun after school program. Kids get the life lessons they need to succeed and to be happy, and they get a safe place to call home after school.

Since opening in Charleston, SC, in 1996, WINGS has grown to serve more than 8,500 kids. Programs are currently located in Atlanta, GA; Charleston, SC; Charlotte, NC.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
WINGS for Kids (SC) 94.59 four stars
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Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida (FL) 93.83 four stars
Mecklenburg County Council Boy Scouts of America (NC) 87.05 three stars
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County (CA) 93.52 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

WINGS for Kids
476 Meeting Street
Suite E
Charleston, SC 29403
tel: (843) 352-3361
fax: (866) 562-8615
EIN: 57-1055054

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Board Leadership

Judith Ranger Smith
Chair

CEO

Bridget Laird
Chief Executive Officer