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Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine

The treatment is free. The care is priceless.

four stars

90.18

600 West Peachtree Street Lakeland, FL 33815
tel: (863) 688-5846   Web Site
EIN: 52-2351630

Board Leadership
Jim Cossin
Board Chair

CEO
Alice Koehler
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.18 four stars
  Financial 86.71 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine (LVIM) provides free, high-quality outpatient medical, dental, and mental health care to the working uninsured of Polk County in a compassionate manner.

LVIM is a volunteer-run medical clinic where patients gain a medical home and have access to doctors' visits, dental and ophthalmological care, lab work, in-house x-rays and ultrasounds at no charge. More extensive diagnostics, such as CT's and MRI's, are also available through a network of participating ancillary providers who volunteer their facilities, staff and professional time at no charge to LVIM or the patients. Additionally, LVIM's full-service pharmacy provides patients with a formulary of generic medications as prescribed by volunteer providers and a Prescription Assistance Program provides high-cost medications at no cost to LVIM patients.

Lakeland Volunteers in Medicine (LVIM) provides free, high-quality outpatient medical, dental, and mental health care to the working uninsured of Polk County in a compassionate manner.

LVIM is a volunteer-run medical clinic where patients gain a medical home and have access to doctors' visits, dental and ophthalmological care, lab work, in-house x-rays and ultrasounds at no charge. More extensive diagnostics, such as CT's and MRI's, are also available through a network of participating ancillary providers who volunteer their facilities, staff and professional time at no charge to LVIM or the patients. Additionally, LVIM's full-service pharmacy provides patients with a formulary of generic medications as prescribed by volunteer providers and a Prescription Assistance Program provides high-cost medications at no cost to LVIM patients.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of Patients Served
1,321
Service Encounters
29,835
At LVIM I feel respected as a patient (Goal: 90%)
99
Since becoming a patient at LVIM my Health has improved (Goal: 70%)
86
LVIM provides an opportunity to give back (Goal 90%)
100
I make a difference (Goal: 90%)
94
LVIM is a community asset (Goal: 75%)
100
My gift to LVIM is used effectively (Goal: 95%)
100
Diabetic patients with hemoglobin A1C 7% or less (Goal: 50%)
53
Hypertensive patients with blood pressure less than 140/90 (Goal: 68%)
71
Cigarette Smokers with at least one subsequent visit who stopped smoking (Goal: 10%)
9
Obese (defined as BMI of 30 or more) patients with at least one subsequent visit who lost five pounds or more (Goal: 55%)
24
This impact information is current as of October 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

three stars

86.71

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 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)
73.5%
  Administrative Expenses 5.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 20.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.18
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 4.27
  Program Expenses Growth 18.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine (FL) 90.18 four stars
Interfaith Dental Clinic (TN) 88.75 three stars
Judeo Christian Health Clinic (FL) 85.76 three stars
Healing Hands Ministries (TX) 85.54 three stars
The Free Clinics (NC) 91.55 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,491,519
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $1,160,879
Total Contributions $3,652,398
   Program Service Revenue $47,983
Total Primary Revenue $3,700,381
   Other Revenue $2,183,179
TOTAL REVENUE $5,883,560
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,504,445
   Administrative Expenses $102,588
   Fundraising Expenses $380,146
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,987,179
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,896,381
   
Net Assets $7,595,960

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.

Due to an error on this organization's Form 990, we are unable to display program information.

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 11/01/2019 90.18 four stars
2018-12 10/01/2019 89.03 three stars
2018-12 09/03/2019 83.02 three stars
2017-12 12/01/2018 81.96 three stars
2017-12 09/01/2018 77.87 two stars
2016-12 11/01/2017 78.72 two 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 52-2351630
Name in IRS Master File LAKELAND VOLUNTEERS IN MEDICINE INC
NTEE Code E32
NTEE Classification Ambulatory Health Center, Community Clinic
NTEE Type Health - General and Rehabilitative
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Hospital or medical research organization 170(b)(1)(A)(iii)
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 March, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine (FL) 90.18 four stars
Saban Community Clinic (CA) 93.91 four stars
Resource Center (TX) 95.63 four stars
Inner City Health Center (CO) 85.49 three stars
Mercy Health Clinic (MD) 90.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Lakeland Volunteers In Medicine
600 West Peachtree Street
Lakeland, FL 33815
tel: (863) 688-5846
fax: (863) 802-4640
EIN: 52-2351630

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Board Leadership

Jim Cossin
Board Chair

CEO

Alice Koehler
President, CEO

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