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International : Development and Relief Services

Helping Children Worldwide

Transforming the lives of vulnerable children and families

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four stars

91.61

14101 Parke Long Court Suite T
Chantilly, VA 20151
tel: (703) 793-9521   Web Site
EIN: 76-0729857

Board Leadership
Rob Duston
Chairman

CEO
Melody Curtiss
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.61 four stars
  Financial 88.14 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Helping Children Worldwide transforms communities by serving vulnerable children and families by providing them with opportunities for education, health care, and spiritual mentoring.

Helping Children Worldwide transforms communities by serving vulnerable children and families by providing them with opportunities for education, health care, and spiritual mentoring.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of youth receiving services (e.g., groups, skills and job training, etc.) with youths living in their community
609
Number of families graduated microfinance program
28
Number of villages served by medical outreach
55
Number of pregnant women receiving early and adequate prenatal care
3,511
Number of people treated for malaria in 2017
8,100
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This impact information is current as of January 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

88.14

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 02/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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)
78.5%
  Administrative Expenses 11.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.13
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.45
  Program Expenses Growth 25.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helping Children Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helping Children Worldwide on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helping Children Worldwide (VA) 91.61 four stars
ShelterBox USA (FL) 94.42 four stars
Agape International Missions (CA) 95.47 four stars
WE Charity (NY) 94.74 four stars
Amazima Ministries (TN) 87.21 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $591,947
   Federated Campaigns $7,486
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $154,740
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $754,173
   Program Service Revenue $105,205
Total Primary Revenue $859,378
   Other Revenue $28,919
TOTAL REVENUE $888,297
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,015,857
   Administrative Expenses $126,747
   Fundraising Expenses $125,976
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,268,580
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-380,283
   
Net Assets $487,293

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
Child Rescue Center $448,846 44.2%
Mercy Hospital $437,788 43.1%
Volunteer Mission Teams $129,223 12.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.61 four stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 86.86 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2017 86.40 three stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 82.76 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 87.62 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 82.35 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 81.10 three stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 97.68 four stars
2011-12 11/01/2013 96.31 four stars
2011-12 08/01/2013 91.87 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 76-0729857
Name in IRS Master File HELPING CHILDREN WORLDWIDE INC
NTEE Code O50
NTEE Classification Youth Development Programs, Other
NTEE Type Youth Development
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 July, 2003
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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
$13,462 1.06% Melody Curtiss Cathey Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$58,549 4.61% Emma Sharma Former Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helping Children Worldwide (VA) 91.61 four stars
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (NY) 92.92 four stars
Haitian Health Foundation (CT) 100.00 four stars
Middle East Children's Alliance (CA) 91.97 four stars
Life for Relief and Development (MI) 87.25 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Helping Children Worldwide
14101 Parke Long Court
Suite T
Chantilly, VA 20151
tel: (703) 793-9521
fax: (703) 956-6866
EIN: 76-0729857

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Board Leadership

Rob Duston
Chairman

CEO

Melody Curtiss
Executive Director

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