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K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers

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four stars

92.92

266 West 37th Street 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 279-5493   Web Site
EIN: 13-3300271

Board Leadership
Gary F. Simmons & Allan Ellinger
Co-Chairs

CEO
Lisa D. Gurwitch
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.92 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, the most recent 990 received at that time.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 06/01/2016 and includes data from FY2014, 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)
99.3%
  Administrative Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 17.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 19.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers (NY) 92.92 four stars
Feeding America (IL) 92.61 four stars
Convoy of Hope (MO) 94.69 four stars
New York Cares (NY) 85.49 three stars
WhyHunger (NY) 89.11 three stars

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Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) was founded in 1985 by children's industry executives, and in 2005 Fashion Delivers was created by adult apparel and home fashions professionals. On April 7, 2014 the two organizations merged to become K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers, Inc., allowing us to better serve families in need and supporting our continuing efforts to aid kids and adults. We help fight poverty and tragedies through the gift of new products, including apparel, accessories, shoes, home furnishings, toys, books, school supplies and other items. Excess merchandise is donated from companies that make or market the goods, and we deliver hope and dignity to people in need through community nonprofit partners. Since 1985, over $1 billion of donated products have been distributed through our network, serving the poor and disadvantaged worldwide.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $132,486,697
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $2,242,426
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $134,729,123
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $134,729,123
   Other Revenue $-525,749
TOTAL REVENUE $134,203,374
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $132,473,973
   Administrative Expenses $471,932
   Fundraising Expenses $465,362
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $133,411,267
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $792,107
   
Net Assets $2,171,829

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
Distribution of Noncash Donations $130,740,907 98.7%
Public Education $1,733,066 1.3%

Ratings History
K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers has received 9 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2014-12 06/01/2016 92.92 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 09/01/2015 92.47 four stars
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.96 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 91.11 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 94.66 four stars
2010-12 08/01/2012 94.66 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 92.72 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 92.71 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 92.43 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 92.43 four stars
2007-12 10/01/2008 92.42 four stars
2006-12 11/01/2007 91.51 four stars
2005-12 07/01/2006 83.77 three stars
2004-12 10/01/2005 72.40 two stars
2003-12 08/01/2004 72.39 two stars
2002-12 01/01/2004 72.43 two stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 72.44 two stars
2000-12 04/15/2002 92.45 four 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 13-3300271
Name in IRS Master File K I D S FASHION DELIVERS INC
NTEE Code P19
NTEE Classification Nonmonetary Support N.E.C.
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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]
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, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011
  • December, 2010

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

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$133,267 0.09% Joel Newman Interim President
Other Salaries of Note
$101,219 0.07% Denise Durham Williams Former President

Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.) was founded in 1985 by children's industry executives, and in 2005 Fashion Delivers was created by adult apparel and home fashions professionals. On April 7, 2014 the two organizations merged to become K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers, Inc., allowing us to better serve families in need and supporting our continuing efforts to aid kids and adults. We help fight poverty and tragedies through the gift of new products, including apparel, accessories, shoes, home furnishings, toys, books, school supplies and other items. Excess merchandise is donated from companies that make or market the goods, and we deliver hope and dignity to people in need through community nonprofit partners. Since 1985, over $1 billion of donated products have been distributed through our network, serving the poor and disadvantaged worldwide.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers (NY) 92.92 four stars
Feeding America (IL) 92.61 four stars
New York Cares (NY) 85.49 three stars
Good360 (VA) 90.13 four stars
Lions Clubs International Foundation (IL) 94.02 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers
266 West 37th Street
22nd Floor
New York, NY 10018
tel: (212) 279-5493
fax: (646) 590-7501
EIN: 13-3300271

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Board Leadership

Gary F. Simmons & Allan Ellinger
Co-Chairs

CEO

Lisa D. Gurwitch
President & CEO

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