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Human Services : Social Services

Help At Your Door

Helping seniors and individuals with disabilities maintain their independence

three stars

83.51

8441 Wayzata Boulevard Suite 160
Golden Valley, MN 55426
tel: (651) 642-1892   Web Site
EIN: 41-1433859

Board Leadership
Karen Polzin
Board Chair

CEO
Karen Cotch
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.51 three stars
  Financial 79.45 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 07/01/2020 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Help At Your Door's mission is to help seniors and individuals with disabilities maintain their independence and continue living in their homes. Our vision is a community where aging is a positive experience. Help At Your Door was originally founded in 1982, under the name Social Technologies for A Livable Community. Two years later, the grocery delivery program, Store To Door, was established for seniors who can no longer shop on their own. After more than 32 years of delivering groceries to seniors, in January 2017, Store To Door became a program under a larger overarching name of Help At Your Door, where seniors and people with disabilities receive the additional services they need to live in the setting of their choice.

Help At Your Door's mission is to help seniors and individuals with disabilities maintain their independence and continue living in their homes. Our vision is a community where aging is a positive experience. Help At Your Door was originally founded in 1982, under the name Social Technologies for A Livable Community. Two years later, the grocery delivery program, Store To Door, was established for seniors who can no longer shop on their own. After more than 32 years of delivering groceries to seniors, in January 2017, Store To Door became a program under a larger overarching name of Help At Your Door, where seniors and people with disabilities receive the additional services they need to live in the setting of their choice.

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Financial

two stars

79.45

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 07/01/2020 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)
83.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.11
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.38
  Program Expenses Growth -2.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 16.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Help At Your Door on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Help At Your Door on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Help At Your Door (MN) 83.51 three stars
Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly (IL) 90.01 four stars
National Council on Aging (VA) 89.39 three stars
Alzheimer's Family Center (CA) 92.74 four stars
Friends of Yad Sarah (NY) 96.66 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $418,344
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $101,504
Total Contributions $519,848
   Program Service Revenue $235,582
Total Primary Revenue $755,430
   Other Revenue $13,678
TOTAL REVENUE $769,108
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $741,724
   Administrative Expenses $80,742
   Fundraising Expenses $54,549
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $877,015
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-107,907
   
Net Assets $357,669

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
Senior Services $741,724 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-09 07/01/2020 83.51 three stars
2018-09 11/01/2019 81.70 three stars
2017-09 08/01/2018 81.57 three stars
2016-09 11/01/2017 80.76 three stars
2015-09 09/01/2017 84.34 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 41-1433859
Name in IRS Master File HELP AT YOUR DOOR
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 December, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End September
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • September, 2017
  • September, 2016
  • September, 2015
  • September, 2014
  • September, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,923 11.96% Karen Cotch Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Help At Your Door (MN) 83.51 three stars
Senior Neighbors (MI) 87.92 three stars
The Blue Card (NY) 90.47 four stars
Housing Opportunities and Maintenance for the Elderly (IL) 90.01 four stars
Family Eldercare (TX) 93.98 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Help At Your Door
8441 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 160
Golden Valley, MN 55426
tel: (651) 642-1892
EIN: 41-1433859

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Board Leadership

Karen Polzin
Board Chair

CEO

Karen Cotch
Executive Director

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