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Human Services : Homeless Services

Hope Helps

…preventing homelessness through housing, outreach, prevention, education

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three stars

87.87

812 Eyrie Drive Oviedo, FL 32765
tel: (407) 366-3422   Web Site
EIN: 20-8490916

Board Leadership
Dave Kutlenios
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Joan Faulkner
President/CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 87.87 three stars
  Financial 84.34 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

HOPE's mission is to prevent and reduce homelessness in Central Florida by equipping individuals and families to become self-sufficient through Housing, Outreach, Prevention and Education. HOPE addresses the issues facing individuals and families in crisis by networking with local agencies and organizations, partnering to become more effective, studying best and emerging practices, and developing innovative problem-solving ideas in a comprehensive, coordinated, and strategic fashion. We educate and transform the way people view and treat those in need, by providing awareness, and the opportunity to create change. HOPE is engaging communities to develop and plan long term solutions that address the problems facing those in crisis. Together we will make a difference in the lives of those in our community.

HOPE's mission is to prevent and reduce homelessness in Central Florida by equipping individuals and families to become self-sufficient through Housing, Outreach, Prevention and Education. HOPE addresses the issues facing individuals and families in crisis by networking with local agencies and organizations, partnering to become more effective, studying best and emerging practices, and developing innovative problem-solving ideas in a comprehensive, coordinated, and strategic fashion. We educate and transform the way people view and treat those in need, by providing awareness, and the opportunity to create change. HOPE is engaging communities to develop and plan long term solutions that address the problems facing those in crisis. Together we will make a difference in the lives of those in our community.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Total number of volunteer hours contributed to the organization
31,000
Amount of financial assistance provided
43,361
Number of clients served
2,582
Number of children who received free lunches during school breaks
497
Number of referrals to resources offered
1,330
This impact information is current as of September 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

84.34

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 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)
88.0%
  Administrative Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.09
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.61
  Program Expenses Growth 1.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 37.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hope Helps on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Hope Helps on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope Helps (FL) 87.87 three stars
ForKids (VA) 93.49 four stars
Center for the Homeless (IN) 86.83 three stars
Lazarus House (MA) 88.94 three stars
Wellspring House (MA) 91.57 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,516,948
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,516,948
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,516,948
   Other Revenue $360,354
TOTAL REVENUE $1,877,302
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,603,347
   Administrative Expenses $56,722
   Fundraising Expenses $139,768
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,799,837
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $77,465
   
Net Assets $1,090,219

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
Food Pantry $895,265 55.8%
Hope Community Thrift Store $325,060 20.3%
Resource Center $383,022 23.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 11/01/2018 87.87 three stars
2016-12 10/01/2017 83.85 three stars
2015-12 11/01/2016 80.68 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 80.68 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 20-8490916
Name in IRS Master File HOPE HELPS INC
NTEE Code P20
NTEE Classification Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
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 October, 2007
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$67,888 3.77% Joan Faulkner Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Hope Helps (FL) 87.87 three stars
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Pine Street Inn (MA) 90.22 four stars
My Friend's Place (CA) 97.17 four stars
CaringWorks (GA) 90.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Hope Helps
812 Eyrie Drive
Oviedo, FL 32765
tel: (407) 366-3422
fax: (407) 542-3959
EIN: 20-8490916

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Board Leadership

Dave Kutlenios
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Joan Faulkner
President/CEO

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