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International Relief Teams

Providing medical and non-medical assistance to the victims of disaster

four stars

96.51

4560 Alvarado Canyon Road Suite 1H
San Diego, CA 92120
tel: (619) 284-7979   Web Site
EIN: 33-0412751

Board Leadership
Richard Yousko
Chair

CEO
Barry La Forgia
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 96.51 four stars
  Financial 95.07 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

International Relief Teams (IRT) alleviates human suffering by providing health services and humanitarian assistance to victims of disaster, neglect, and profound poverty worldwide. Since 1988, IRT has provided $6.5 million in volunteer services and $308 million in medicines and supplies to families in desperate need in 68 countries worldwide. IRT focuses on two core activities: 1) disaster relief and 2) building healthy communities. During disasters, IRT chooses appropriate responses to leverage donor resources to their highest effectiveness, including deploying medical and reconstruction teams, providing relief supplies, or financing the restoration of livelihoods and infrastructure. IRT builds healthy communities by providing a) medical training to save babies' lives, b) surgeries for the forgotten poor, c) eye glasses to improve sight, d) medicines for rural hospitals and clinics, e) nutrition and education support for abused, abandoned and homeless children.

International Relief Teams (IRT) alleviates human suffering by providing health services and humanitarian assistance to victims of disaster, neglect, and profound poverty worldwide. Since 1988, IRT has provided $6.5 million in volunteer services and $308 million in medicines and supplies to families in desperate need in 68 countries worldwide. IRT focuses on two core activities: 1) disaster relief and 2) building healthy communities. During disasters, IRT chooses appropriate responses to leverage donor resources to their highest effectiveness, including deploying medical and reconstruction teams, providing relief supplies, or financing the restoration of livelihoods and infrastructure. IRT builds healthy communities by providing a) medical training to save babies' lives, b) surgeries for the forgotten poor, c) eye glasses to improve sight, d) medicines for rural hospitals and clinics, e) nutrition and education support for abused, abandoned and homeless children.

Financial

four stars

95.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 07/01/2018 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)
98.8%
  Administrative Expenses 0.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.06
  Program Expenses Growth 4.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.0%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Relief Teams on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by International Relief Teams on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Relief Teams (CA) 96.51 four stars
Global Links (PA) 91.51 four stars
World Medical Relief (MI) 92.73 four stars
Giving Children Hope (CA) 90.71 four stars
Matthew 25: Ministries (OH) 100.00 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $35,677,331
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $445,138
Total Contributions $36,122,469
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $36,122,469
   Other Revenue $148,969
TOTAL REVENUE $36,271,438
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $35,703,057
   Administrative Expenses $344,768
   Fundraising Expenses $147,277
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $36,195,102
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $76,336
   
Net Assets $2,445,532

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
Building Health Communities, Public Awareness $20,480,830 57.4%
Disaster Relief $15,222,227 42.6%

Ratings History
International Relief Teams has received 15 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 96.51 four stars
2016-06 08/01/2017 94.90 four stars
2015-06 06/01/2016 96.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 09/01/2015 93.84 four stars
2014-06 08/01/2015 91.40 four stars
2013-06 06/01/2014 96.33 four stars
2013-06 05/01/2014 95.36 four stars
2012-06 07/01/2013 96.53 four stars
2011-06 02/01/2013 95.11 four stars
2011-06 05/01/2012 95.56 four stars
2010-06 12/01/2011 96.36 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 93.85 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 94.86 four stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 94.63 four stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 94.82 four stars
2007-06 07/01/2008 97.16 four stars
2006-06 03/01/2007 92.11 four stars
2005-06 03/01/2006 92.17 four stars
2004-06 04/01/2005 92.09 four stars
2003-06 03/01/2004 93.38 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 33-0412751
Name in IRS Master File INTERNATIONAL RELIEF TEAMS
NTEE Code Q33
NTEE Classification International Relief
NTEE Type International, Foreign Affairs and National Security
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (320) Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, etc.
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]
Ruling Date November, 1994
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$105,346 0.29% A. Barry La Forgia Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
International Relief Teams (CA) 96.51 four stars
Vitamin Angels (CA) 98.23 four stars
Medical Teams International (OR) 89.39 three stars
MedShare (GA) 93.73 four stars
Project C.U.R.E. (CO) 94.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

International Relief Teams
4560 Alvarado Canyon Road
Suite 1H
San Diego, CA 92120
tel: (619) 284-7979
fax: (619) 284-7938
EIN: 33-0412751

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Board Leadership

Richard Yousko
Chair

CEO

Barry La Forgia
Executive Director

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