Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Animal Defense League of Texas

We take them in, you take them home

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four stars

99.75

11300 Nacogdoches Road San Antonio, TX 78217
tel: (210) 655-1481   Web Site
EIN: 74-6002033

Board Leadership
Christine Given
President

CEO
Joel McLellan
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 99.75 four stars
  Financial 99.65 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Chartered in 1934, the Animal Defense League (ADL) is a true no-kill shelter for abandoned, abused, neglected, or surrendered dogs and cats. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for these animals by providing needed medical care, including spaying and neutering. Food, shelter, safety, and behavioral are also provided, along with compassion and loving attention. While maintaining a healthy and loving facility, ADL consistently works to find the best possible home for each resident animal. The ADL provides programs and services which strengthen the bond between animals and people. Through grass roots advocacy, education, legal intervention, and rescue, the organization is the leading voice for dogs and cats in crisis.

Chartered in 1934, the Animal Defense League (ADL) is a true no-kill shelter for abandoned, abused, neglected, or surrendered dogs and cats. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for these animals by providing needed medical care, including spaying and neutering. Food, shelter, safety, and behavioral are also provided, along with compassion and loving attention. While maintaining a healthy and loving facility, ADL consistently works to find the best possible home for each resident animal. The ADL provides programs and services which strengthen the bond between animals and people. Through grass roots advocacy, education, legal intervention, and rescue, the organization is the leading voice for dogs and cats in crisis.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of animal adoptions
5,370
Number of new donors
5,046
Number of overall donors
12,534
Number of donations made by board members
86
Average number of days of shelter stay for animals
31
Number of animals rescued
5,509
Number of animals spayed and neutered
5,936
This impact information is current as of July 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

four stars

99.65

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 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)
83.8%
  Administrative Expenses 12.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.60
  Program Expenses Growth 16.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 4.4%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Defense League of Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Animal Defense League of Texas on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,711,006
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $983,135
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $3,694,141
   Program Service Revenue $741,585
Total Primary Revenue $4,435,726
   Other Revenue $267,672
TOTAL REVENUE $4,703,398
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,328,564
   Administrative Expenses $561,784
   Fundraising Expenses $169,306
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,059,654
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-356,256
   
Net Assets $7,130,759

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$92,245 1.82% Janice Darling Executive Director

Mission

Chartered in 1934, the Animal Defense League (ADL) is a true no-kill shelter for abandoned, abused, neglected, or surrendered dogs and cats. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for these animals by providing needed medical care, including spaying and neutering. Food, shelter, safety, and behavioral are also provided, along with compassion and loving attention. While maintaining a healthy and loving facility, ADL consistently works to find the best possible home for each resident animal. The ADL provides programs and services which strengthen the bond between animals and people. Through grass roots advocacy, education, legal intervention, and rescue, the organization is the leading voice for dogs and cats in crisis.

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Animal Defense League of Texas (TX) 99.75 four stars
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Cat Care Society (CO) 91.82 four stars
Delaware Humane Association (DE) 90.57 four stars
Humane Animal Welfare Society (WI) 89.77 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Animal Defense League of Texas
11300 Nacogdoches Road
San Antonio, TX 78217
tel: (210) 655-1481
fax: (210) 655-4498
EIN: 74-6002033

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Board Leadership

Christine Given
President

CEO

Joel McLellan
Executive Director