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La Comunidad Hispana (LCH)

Healthcare for All...Salud al Alcance de Todos

four stars

100.00

731 West Cypress Street Kennett Square, PA 19348
tel: (610) 444-7550   Web Site
EIN: 23-2041915

Board Leadership
Ronan Gannon
Chair

CEO
Alisa M. Jones
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 100.00 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

LCH (La Comunidad Hispana) is a diverse, dynamic care team that is dedicated to helping adults, teens, and children to be healthy and stay healthy. As a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center, LCH believes in quality, integrated, Person-Centered care that supports whole-health change for all. Founded in 1973, LCH has been changing lives for over forty years.

LCH accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and most private insurance. Insurance or no insurance, LCH will take care of you. Everyone is evaluated to determine eligibility for discounted services. Their sliding scale fees are based on income and family size. LCH doesn't turn anyone away due to inability to pay.

Mission: We change lives by serving southern Chester County as the leading provider of integrated health and community services.

Vision: A vibrant, equitable, inclusive, prosperous, and healthy community for all.

Values: Welcoming, Integrated, Dedicated, Dynamic, and Strong.

LCH (La Comunidad Hispana) is a diverse, dynamic care team that is dedicated to helping adults, teens, and children to be healthy and stay healthy. As a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center, LCH believes in quality, integrated, Person-Centered care that supports whole-health change for all. Founded in 1973, LCH has been changing lives for over forty years.

LCH accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and most private insurance. Insurance or no insurance, LCH will take care of you. Everyone is evaluated to determine eligibility for discounted services. Their sliding scale fees are based on income and family size. LCH doesn't turn anyone away due to inability to pay.

Mission: We change lives by serving southern Chester County as the leading provider of integrated health and community services.

Vision: A vibrant, equitable, inclusive, prosperous, and healthy community for all.

Values: Welcoming, Integrated, Dedicated, Dynamic, and Strong.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of patients maintaining adequate blood glucose
55
Number of patient visits
26,439
Number of students showing improvement in test scores
160
Number of individuals who are receiving timely health/dental exams
6,376
Number of clients who have access to insurance
1,937
This impact information is current as of March 2020, 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

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 11.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.12
  Program Expenses Growth 18.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 7.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) (PA) 100.00 four stars
Fauquier Free Clinic (VA) 86.56 three stars
Greenville Free Medical Clinic (SC) 89.43 three stars
CrossOver Healthcare Ministry (VA) 90.63 four stars
Doctors Care (CO) 96.39 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,370,244
   Federated Campaigns $136,990
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $3,800,476
Total Contributions $5,307,710
   Program Service Revenue $2,029,450
Total Primary Revenue $7,337,160
   Other Revenue $-51,822
TOTAL REVENUE $7,285,338
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $6,062,003
   Administrative Expenses $849,600
   Fundraising Expenses $167,175
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $7,078,778
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $206,560
   
Net Assets $6,878,745

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
Health Care Center $5,345,078 88.2%
Community Services $716,925 11.8%

Ratings History
La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) has received 7 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 06/01/2020 100.00 four stars
2018-06 06/01/2019 100.00 four stars
2017-06 07/01/2018 99.95 four stars
2016-06 09/01/2017 99.43 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 92.20 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 92.13 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 10/01/2015 90.68 four stars
2013-06 11/01/2014 91.00 four stars
2012-06 09/01/2013 88.45 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 23-2041915
Name in IRS Master File LA COMMUNIDAD HISPANA INC
NTEE Code P84
NTEE Classification Ethnic, Immigrant Centers, Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(408) Community service organization
(569) Referral service (social agencies)
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 December, 1982
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
$189,213 2.67% Alisa M. Jones President, CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) (PA) 100.00 four stars
Shriners Hospitals for Children (FL) 95.23 four stars
Venice Family Clinic (CA) 93.64 four stars
The Free Clinics (NC) 88.58 three stars
Inner City Health Center (CO) 85.81 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

La Comunidad Hispana (LCH)
731 West Cypress Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348
tel: (610) 444-7550
fax: (610) 444-6407
EIN: 23-2041915

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Board Leadership

Ronan Gannon
Chair

CEO

Alisa M. Jones
President, CEO

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