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Liberty USO

Comfort, Care, Support

two stars

78.61

2700 Southampton Road Room 228, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19154
tel: (215) 365-8010   Web Site
EIN: 23-1426011

CEO
Joseph Brooks
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 78.61 two stars
  Financial 79.24 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 78.00 two stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

For nearly seven decades, the USO of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, Inc. (Liberty USO) has served the needs of the active duty, National Guard and reserve military personnel and their families throughout Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. Liberty USO's mission is to enhance the quality of life of the U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families. In short, Liberty USO is the bridge between the civilian population and our service members. In times of war and peace, Liberty USO has delivered its special brand of support, comfort, morale boosting and recreational activities to service members and their families. Through Liberty USO, you touch the lives of our military by supporting hospitality and morale boosting programs at nine military bases and over twenty National Guard Armories and Reserve Readiness Centers in Pennsylvania and South Jersey.

For nearly seven decades, the USO of Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, Inc. (Liberty USO) has served the needs of the active duty, National Guard and reserve military personnel and their families throughout Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey. Liberty USO's mission is to enhance the quality of life of the U.S. Armed Forces personnel and their families. In short, Liberty USO is the bridge between the civilian population and our service members. In times of war and peace, Liberty USO has delivered its special brand of support, comfort, morale boosting and recreational activities to service members and their families. Through Liberty USO, you touch the lives of our military by supporting hospitality and morale boosting programs at nine military bases and over twenty National Guard Armories and Reserve Readiness Centers in Pennsylvania and South Jersey.

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Financial

two stars

79.24

Accountability & Transparency

two stars

78.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 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)
73.6%
  Administrative Expenses 10.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 15.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.15
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.67
  Program Expenses Growth 5.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Liberty USO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Liberty USO on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Liberty USO (PA) 78.61 two stars
EOD Warrior Foundation (FL) 90.96 four stars
Operation Gratitude (CA) 100.00 four stars
Wounded Warriors Family Support (NE) 92.58 four stars
Coast Guard Mutual Assistance (VA) 96.75 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,841,448
   Federated Campaigns $11,772
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $181,386
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $68,356
Total Contributions $2,102,962
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,102,962
   Other Revenue $11,893
TOTAL REVENUE $2,114,855
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,540,871
   Administrative Expenses $292,579
   Fundraising Expenses $330,456
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,163,906
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-49,051
   
Net Assets $1,467,971

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 03/01/2020 78.61 two stars
2017-12 11/01/2018 85.99 three stars
2016-12 10/01/2017 88.21 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 88.01 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 86.39 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 86.38 three stars
2013-12 04/01/2015 81.22 three stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 81.16 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 23-1426011
Name in IRS Master File UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATION INC
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (602) Gifts, grants, or loans to other organizations
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 Subordinate - the organization is a subordinate in a group ruling.
Group Name UNITED SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS INC
Ruling Date December, 1954
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End August
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$198,792 9.18% Joseph Brooks President, CEO

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Liberty USO (PA) 78.61 two stars
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Charity Contact Info

Liberty USO
2700 Southampton Road
Room 228, 2nd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19154
tel: (215) 365-8010
fax: (215) 365-0249
EIN: 23-1426011

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CEO

Joseph Brooks
President, CEO

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