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International : Development and Relief Services

Healing Hands International

Serving the world with humanitarian relief

four stars

92.03

455 McNally Drive Nashville, TN 37211
tel: (615) 832-2000   Web Site
EIN: 62-1585366

Board Leadership
Bill Merry
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Art Woods
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.03 four stars
  Financial 88.74 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Incorporated in 1994, Healing Hands International (HHI) works to save lives and relieve suffering through the distribution of humanitarian aid in order to bring hope to all people, to provide information and awareness of worldwide medical and humanitarian needs; thus, providing a broader opportunity for contributors and volunteers, to ship to areas where God receives the glory and the local church receives the recognition, and to work in the unity of the spirit and the bond of peace with churches of Christ and their church related ministries. HHI has shipped to over 70 different countries in need. With a total number of over 300 shipments, it is easy to see God's hand at work in the ministry.

Incorporated in 1994, Healing Hands International (HHI) works to save lives and relieve suffering through the distribution of humanitarian aid in order to bring hope to all people, to provide information and awareness of worldwide medical and humanitarian needs; thus, providing a broader opportunity for contributors and volunteers, to ship to areas where God receives the glory and the local church receives the recognition, and to work in the unity of the spirit and the bond of peace with churches of Christ and their church related ministries. HHI has shipped to over 70 different countries in need. With a total number of over 300 shipments, it is easy to see God's hand at work in the ministry.

Financial

three stars

88.74

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 05/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
88.2%
  Administrative Expenses 7.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.57
  Program Expenses Growth 1.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 9.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Healing Hands International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Healing Hands International on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Healing Hands International (TN) 92.03 four stars
Esperança (AZ) 96.01 four stars
VisionSpring (NY) 87.00 three stars
God's Littlest Angels (CO) 86.85 three stars
Mercy Ships (TX) 93.45 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $3,558,843
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,558,843
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,558,843
   Other Revenue $14,444
TOTAL REVENUE $3,573,287
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,438,290
   Administrative Expenses $292,872
   Fundraising Expenses $145,873
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,877,035
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-303,748
   
Net Assets $2,229,463

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
Relief Operations $2,725,506 79.3%
Water Development $848,605 24.7%
Agriculture Aid and Education $302,924 8.8%

Ratings History
Healing Hands International has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 05/01/2017 92.03 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.46 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 89.95 three stars
2014-12 11/01/2015 89.56 three stars
2013-12 12/22/2014 97.24 four stars
2012-12 12/01/2013 97.37 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 96.11 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 91.13 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 81.12 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 84.88 three stars
2008-12 11/01/2009 80.33 three stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 73.60 two stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 84.02 three stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 96.84 four stars
2004-12 02/01/2006 94.20 four stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 94.22 four stars
2002-12 08/01/2003 93.43 four stars
2001-12 10/15/2002 93.20 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 62-1585366
Name in IRS Master File HEALING HANDS INTERNATIONAL INC
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 (6) Missionary 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]
Ruling Date February, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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
Not compensated -- Burt Nowers President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Healing Hands International (TN) 92.03 four stars
Child Legacy International (TX) 95.05 four stars
WaterAid America (NY) 90.09 four stars
Helping Children Worldwide (VA) 86.40 three stars
Christian World Outreach (CO) 92.82 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Healing Hands International
455 McNally Drive
Nashville, TN 37211
tel: (615) 832-2000
fax: (615) 832-2002
EIN: 62-1585366

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Board Leadership

Bill Merry
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Art Woods
President

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