Human Services : Social Services

Ahavas Tzedaka

Caring for Lakewood Families in need

one star

55.15

816 Forest Avenue Lakewood, NJ 08701
tel: (732) 540-2972   Web Site
EIN: 22-3719783

CEO
Robert Shanik
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 55.15 one star
  Financial 79.46 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 40.00 zero star
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Ahavas Tzedakah's mission is to bring the community together and help local families. Ahavas Tzedakah is translated as "A Love for Charity." This means it's our passion to help others and keep giving. We identify families facing financial hardship due to challenging circumstances such as loss of employment, illness or family crisis, and provide them with basic needs in a discreet and dignified manner.

Ahavas Tzedakah's mission is to bring the community together and help local families. Ahavas Tzedakah is translated as "A Love for Charity." This means it's our passion to help others and keep giving. We identify families facing financial hardship due to challenging circumstances such as loss of employment, illness or family crisis, and provide them with basic needs in a discreet and dignified manner.

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Financial

two stars

79.46

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

40.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
81.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth 3.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ahavas Tzedaka on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Ahavas Tzedaka on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,878,560
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,878,560
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,878,560
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,878,560
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,426,620
   Administrative Expenses $139,224
   Fundraising Expenses $237,392
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,803,236
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $75,324
   
Net Assets $147,412

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Robert Shanik President
Other Salaries of Note
$57,500 3.18% Nechama Schreiber Vice President

Mission

Ahavas Tzedakah's mission is to bring the community together and help local families. Ahavas Tzedakah is translated as "A Love for Charity." This means it's our passion to help others and keep giving. We identify families facing financial hardship due to challenging circumstances such as loss of employment, illness or family crisis, and provide them with basic needs in a discreet and dignified manner.

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Charity Contact Info

Ahavas Tzedaka
816 Forest Avenue
Lakewood, NJ 08701
tel: (732) 540-2972
EIN: 22-3719783

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CEO

Robert Shanik
President