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New Friends New Life

Empowering victims of sex trafficking

four stars

91.45

PO Box 192378 Dallas, TX 75219
tel: (214) 965-0935   Web Site
EIN: 75-2820473

Board Leadership
Wendy Messmann
Chair

CEO
Kelly Cruse
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.45 four stars
  Financial 95.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

95.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 7.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.33
  Program Expenses Growth 21.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Friends New Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by New Friends New Life on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Friends New Life (TX) 91.45 four stars
Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County (TX) 90.72 four stars
The Women's Center of Tarrant County (TX) 99.67 four stars
Domestic Violence Project (OH) 87.14 three stars
Safe Place of the Permian Basin (TX) 86.52 three stars

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New Friends New Life restores and empowers formerly trafficked teen girls and sexually exploited women and their children. By providing access to education, job training, interim financial assistance, mental health, and spiritual support, New Friends New Life helps women and their children overcome backgrounds of abuse, addiction, poverty and limited opportunities. New Friends New Life advocates for the victims of sex trafficking by driving legislation in Texas and nationally, and establishing partner groups to raise awareness and encourage volunteerism.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,448,068
   Federated Campaigns $60,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,486,859
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,994,927
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $2,994,927
   Other Revenue $-355,675
TOTAL REVENUE $2,639,252
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,472,218
   Administrative Expenses $145,714
   Fundraising Expenses $110,337
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,728,269
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $910,983
   
Net Assets $2,089,309

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
New Friends New Life has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 91.45 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.58 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 03/01/2016 91.77 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 75-2820473
Name in IRS Master File NEW FRIENDS NEW LIFE
NTEE Code I70
NTEE Classification Protection Against, Prevention of Neglect, Abuse, Exploitation
NTEE Type Crime, Legal-Related
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 January, 2000
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$113,975 6.59% Katie B. Pedigo Executive Director

New Friends New Life restores and empowers formerly trafficked teen girls and sexually exploited women and their children. By providing access to education, job training, interim financial assistance, mental health, and spiritual support, New Friends New Life helps women and their children overcome backgrounds of abuse, addiction, poverty and limited opportunities. New Friends New Life advocates for the victims of sex trafficking by driving legislation in Texas and nationally, and establishing partner groups to raise awareness and encourage volunteerism.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
New Friends New Life (TX) 91.45 four stars
Friendship Home of Lincoln, INC (NE) 92.80 four stars
Family Shelter Service (IL) 86.89 three stars
Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County (TX) 90.72 four stars
The Family Place (TX) 92.16 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

New Friends New Life
PO Box 192378
Dallas, TX 75219
tel: (214) 965-0935
fax: (214) 965-9561
EIN: 75-2820473

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Board Leadership

Wendy Messmann
Chair

CEO

Kelly Cruse
Executive Director

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