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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Helpers Community Inc.

2626 Fulton Street San Francisco, CA 94118

EIN: 94-1546037

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On March 10, 2017, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Helpers Community Inc., is the subject of an investigation by The California Office of the Attorney General according to an article titled, "S.F. charity told to pay back taxes, weighs major changes." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The San Francisco Chronicle article.

  • On August 9, 2017, The San Francisco Chronicle published an article titled, "S.F. charity ousts longtime director following Chronicle investigation." For more information, please see The San Francisco Chronicle article.

  • On November 23, 2017, The San Francisco Chronicle published an article titled, "California attorney general investigating troubled SF charity." For more information, please see The San Francisco Chronicle article.

  • On March 6, 2018, The San Francisco Chronicle published an article titled, "Troubled San Francisco charity selling off goods to fund new group home." For more information, please see The San Francisco Chronicle article.


This charity has received a Moderate Concern Advisory due to an open or pending investigation regarding allegations of possible illegal activity, improper conduct, organizational mismanagement, or other matters of concern. Please note that this investigation has not concluded and that the allegations being investigated have not been confirmed by the U.S. legal system. Charity Navigator aims to provide donors and users with as much information as possible in order to make an informed giving decision. This advisory will be updated once we become aware that the investigation is completed. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 94-1546037
Name in IRS Master File HELPERS COMMUNITY INC
NTEE Code L24
NTEE Classification Independent Housing for People with Disabilities
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (160) Aid to the handicapped (see also 031)
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
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, 1958
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

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Charity Contact Info

Helpers Community Inc.
2626 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94118
EIN: 94-1546037


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