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Human Services : Social Services

Operation First Response

Serving Wounded Heroes and their Families

four stars

92.92

20037 Dove Hill Road Culpeper, VA 22701
tel: (888) 289-0280   Web Site
EIN: 20-1622436

Board Leadership
Phil Irizarry
Board Chairman

CEO
Peggy Baker
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 2005, the mission of Operation First Response, Inc. (OFR) is to serve all branches of our nation's Wounded Heroes/Disabled Veterans and their families with personal and financial needs. Services are provided from the onset of injuries or illness, throughout their recovery period and along their journey from military life to the civilian world. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, and travel expenses.

Founded in 2005, the mission of Operation First Response, Inc. (OFR) is to serve all branches of our nation's Wounded Heroes/Disabled Veterans and their families with personal and financial needs. Services are provided from the onset of injuries or illness, throughout their recovery period and along their journey from military life to the civilian world. Financial aid varies as each case is based on individual needs ranging from rent, utilities, vehicle payments, groceries, clothing, and travel expenses.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 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)
95.5%
  Administrative Expenses 2.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.01
  Program Expenses Growth -4.1%
  Liabilities to Assets < 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Operation First Response on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Operation First Response on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Operation First Response (VA) 92.92 four stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $866,786
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $866,786
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $866,786
   Other Revenue $294
TOTAL REVENUE $867,080
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $747,984
   Administrative Expenses $23,490
   Fundraising Expenses $15,323
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $786,797
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $80,283
   
Net Assets $803,437

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
Veteran Grants $747,984 100.0%

Ratings History
Operation First Response has received 6 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 92.92 four stars
2018-12 09/03/2019 91.16 four stars
2017-12 02/01/2019 91.16 four stars
2016-12 02/01/2018 90.75 four stars
2015-12 09/01/2017 95.59 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 92.83 four stars
2014-12 09/01/2016 94.07 four stars
2014-12 07/01/2016 85.74 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 20-1622436
Name in IRS Master File OPERATION FIRST RESPONSE
NTEE Code P80
NTEE Classification Services to Promote the Independence of Specific Populations
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, 2005
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$35,000 4.44% Peggy L. Baker President

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Operation First Response (VA) 92.92 four stars
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Charity Contact Info

Operation First Response
20037 Dove Hill Road
Culpeper, VA 22701
tel: (888) 289-0280
fax: (888) 505-2795
EIN: 20-1622436

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Board Leadership

Phil Irizarry
Board Chairman

CEO

Peggy Baker
President, CEO

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