Human Services : Social Services

Ahavas Tzedaka

Caring for Lakewood Families in need

one star

55.89

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

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 55.89 one star
  Financial 82.98 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 40.00 zero star
This rating was published 05/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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

three stars

82.98

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

40.00

This rating was published 05/01/2019 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)
82.2%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.04
  Program Expenses Growth 6.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.3%
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 $1,730,958
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,730,958
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $1,730,958
   Other Revenue $0
TOTAL REVENUE $1,730,958
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,422,329
   Administrative Expenses $110,055
   Fundraising Expenses $200,968
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,733,352
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-2,394
   
Net Assets $72,088

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- Rochelle Shanik 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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