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International : Development and Relief Services

Helps International

The life you change may be your own.

three stars

80.33

15301 Dallas Parkway Suite 200
Addison, TX 75001
tel: (972) 386-2901   Web Site
EIN: 75-1966419

Board Leadership
Steve Miller
Founder and President

CEO
José Luis Loarca
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 80.33 three stars
  Financial 77.25 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 84.00 three stars
This rating was published 06/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1984, HELPS International's growing community of supporters and staff has been changing lives in Guatemala with extraordinary dedication. Our mission is to provide enduring programs of practical, social and spiritual value to people in the developing world through a system of partnership and mutual responsibility. We're addressing the root causes of poverty in Guatemala with a unique integrated approach focused on four key areas: agriculture, community development, education and health care.

Since 1984, HELPS International's growing community of supporters and staff has been changing lives in Guatemala with extraordinary dedication. Our mission is to provide enduring programs of practical, social and spiritual value to people in the developing world through a system of partnership and mutual responsibility. We're addressing the root causes of poverty in Guatemala with a unique integrated approach focused on four key areas: agriculture, community development, education and health care.

Financial

two stars

77.25

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

84.00

This rating was published 06/01/2021 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)
75.4%
  Administrative Expenses 20.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.63
  Program Expenses Growth -4.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 17.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helps International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Helps International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Helps International (TX) 80.33 three stars
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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,359,279
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $34,985
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,394,264
   Program Service Revenue $775,087
Total Primary Revenue $4,169,351
   Other Revenue $141,739
TOTAL REVENUE $4,311,090
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,105,186
   Administrative Expenses $852,908
   Fundraising Expenses $107,852
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,065,946
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $245,144
   
Net Assets $2,645,804

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
Community Development $1,568,172 50.5%
Health Care $1,161,953 37.4%
Education $188,360 6.1%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 06/01/2021 80.33 three stars
2018-12 04/01/2020 85.54 three stars
2017-12 06/01/2019 83.61 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 83.59 three stars
2015-12 10/01/2017 82.35 three stars
2015-12 08/01/2017 68.80 one star

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 75-1966419
Name in IRS Master File HELPS INTERNATIONAL INCORPORATED
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (6) Missionary activities
(7) Evangelism
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 July, 1984
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, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Stephen W. Miller President
Other Salaries of Note
$109,210 2.68% Frank McGee Accountant

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Helps International (TX) 80.33 three stars
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Charity Contact Info

Helps International
15301 Dallas Parkway
Suite 200
Addison, TX 75001
tel: (972) 386-2901
EIN: 75-1966419

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Board Leadership

Steve Miller
Founder and President

CEO

José Luis Loarca
Executive Director

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