Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Humane Rescue Alliance

Animals. People. Community.

three stars

89.50

71 Oglethorpe Street, NW Washington, DC 20011
tel: (202) 723-5730   Web Site
EIN: 53-0219724

Board Leadership
Theresa Fariello
Chairperson

CEO
Lisa LaFontaine
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.50 three stars
  Financial 86.92 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 02/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League have each served the animals and people of the District of Columbia and the National Capitol region for over a century. Now these two great forces for animal protection have come together to form an even more powerful organization: the Humane Rescue Alliance. With the creation of the Humane Rescue Alliance, we're combining our proficiency and knowledge in all aspects of animal care, from providing quality, affordable medical services to creating families with each adoption. Most importantly, we're here to tenaciously protect and advocate for the animals in our community, and support and celebrate people's love and compassion for them. We are the Humane Rescue Alliance.

The Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League have each served the animals and people of the District of Columbia and the National Capitol region for over a century. Now these two great forces for animal protection have come together to form an even more powerful organization: the Humane Rescue Alliance. With the creation of the Humane Rescue Alliance, we're combining our proficiency and knowledge in all aspects of animal care, from providing quality, affordable medical services to creating families with each adoption. Most importantly, we're here to tenaciously protect and advocate for the animals in our community, and support and celebrate people's love and compassion for them. We are the Humane Rescue Alliance.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2018
Number of animals spayed and neutered
6,930
Average number of days of shelter stay for animals
9
Number of clients participating in educational programs
1,736
Number of animals rescued
9,987
Number of animals rehomed
4,603
This impact information is current as of August 2020, 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

86.92

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 02/01/2020 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)
83.0%
  Administrative Expenses 5.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 11.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.12
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.68
  Program Expenses Growth 18.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 25.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Rescue Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Humane Rescue Alliance on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $9,460,406
   Federated Campaigns $280,309
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $242,754
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $9,983,469
   Program Service Revenue $5,537,142
Total Primary Revenue $15,520,611
   Other Revenue $2,046,611
TOTAL REVENUE $17,567,222
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $11,625,825
   Administrative Expenses $536,058
   Fundraising Expenses $1,683,723
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $13,845,606
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $3,721,616
   
Net Assets $25,038,001

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$329,038 2.37% Lisa LaFontaine President, CEO

Mission

The Washington Humane Society and the Washington Animal Rescue League have each served the animals and people of the District of Columbia and the National Capitol region for over a century. Now these two great forces for animal protection have come together to form an even more powerful organization: the Humane Rescue Alliance. With the creation of the Humane Rescue Alliance, we're combining our proficiency and knowledge in all aspects of animal care, from providing quality, affordable medical services to creating families with each adoption. Most importantly, we're here to tenaciously protect and advocate for the animals in our community, and support and celebrate people's love and compassion for them. We are the Humane Rescue Alliance.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Humane Rescue Alliance (DC) 89.50 three stars
Willamette Humane Society (OR) 87.72 three stars
SICSA Pet Adoption and Wellness Center (OH) 94.60 four stars
HALO Animal Rescue (AZ) 85.29 three stars
Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County (FL) 88.76 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Humane Rescue Alliance
71 Oglethorpe Street, NW
Washington, DC 20011
tel: (202) 723-5730
EIN: 53-0219724

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 96312
Washington, DC 20090

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Board Leadership

Theresa Fariello
Chairperson

CEO

Lisa LaFontaine
President & CEO