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Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Pasado's Safe Haven

Pro animal. Anti Cruelty.

four stars

98.79

P.O. Box 171 Sultan, WA 98294
tel: (360) 793-9393   Web Site
EIN: 91-1843707

Board Leadership
Raine Bergstrom
Board Chair

CEO
Laura Henderson
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 98.79 four stars
  Financial 98.29 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.

To end animal cruelty. The largest animal sanctuary in the Pacific Northwest, our four comprehensive program areas include:

INVESTIGATIONS & RESCUE: We are helping to improve the response to crimes against animals through investigations, rescues and training programs.

SANCTUARY: Our 85 acre sanctuary is home to 150-250 animals - dogs, cats and farmed animals - most of whom arrived from cases of cruelty or neglect.

HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION: We are working to reduce shelter overpopulation through innovative spay/neuter and food bank programs.

OUTREACH: We offer tangible ways for people to help end animal cruelty through advocacy, engagement and informed consumer choices.

We were founded in 1997 in honor of "Pasado", a beloved donkey was tortured to death by three teenage boys.

To end animal cruelty. The largest animal sanctuary in the Pacific Northwest, our four comprehensive program areas include:

INVESTIGATIONS & RESCUE: We are helping to improve the response to crimes against animals through investigations, rescues and training programs.

SANCTUARY: Our 85 acre sanctuary is home to 150-250 animals - dogs, cats and farmed animals - most of whom arrived from cases of cruelty or neglect.

HOMELESSNESS PREVENTION: We are working to reduce shelter overpopulation through innovative spay/neuter and food bank programs.

OUTREACH: We offer tangible ways for people to help end animal cruelty through advocacy, engagement and informed consumer choices.

We were founded in 1997 in honor of "Pasado", a beloved donkey was tortured to death by three teenage boys.

Financial

four stars

98.29

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)
81.8%
  Administrative Expenses 9.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.9%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.51
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.9%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pasado's Safe Haven on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Pasado's Safe Haven on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pasado's Safe Haven (WA) 98.79 four stars
Delaware Valley Golden Retriever Rescue (PA) 87.85 three stars
Sacramento SPCA (CA) 87.99 three stars
Humane Society of Manatee County (FL) 97.88 four stars
Blue Mountain Humane Society (WA) 95.05 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,890,368
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $196,371
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,086,739
   Program Service Revenue $207,114
Total Primary Revenue $5,293,853
   Other Revenue $87,196
TOTAL REVENUE $5,381,049
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,446,741
   Administrative Expenses $306,514
   Fundraising Expenses $267,065
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,020,320
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,360,729
   
Net Assets $6,714,191

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
Sanctuary $1,772,391 72.4%
Homelessness Prevention $581,336 23.8%
Investigations and Rescue $93,014 3.8%

Ratings History
Pasado's Safe Haven has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 07/01/2018 98.79 four stars
2016-06 11/01/2017 94.33 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 94.96 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 85.57 three stars
2013-12 08/01/2015 92.32 four stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 86.26 three stars
2011-12 12/01/2013 89.69 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 85.70 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 11/02/2010 --Donor Advisory

Prior to 9/1/2016, Charity Navigator issued Advisories under the name CN Watchlist and Donor Advisory. For more information on the CN Advisory system click here. This charity was issued a DA.

This donor advisory was published on Tuesday, November 2, 2010

In accordance with our policy for removing Donor Advisories, Charity Navigator removed the Donor Advisory for Pasado's Safe Haven in April 2013 because  the Donor Advisory had been in place for more than a year (since November 2, 2010) and because the issues that prompted the Donor Advisory have been resolved. Specifically:

  • More than a year has passed since Washington State's attorney general had completed its investigation and the charity has publicly shared the steps it has taken to address the concerns raised by the attorney general.
  • Visit the charity's site to read the attorney general's press release and Pasado's Safe Haven's response to the consent decree.

Charity Navigator had published a Donor Advisory for this charity because we became aware of the following information in connection with this charity: 

  • On October 29, 2010, The Daily Herald reported that Pasado's Safe Haven "has agreed to reform its fundraising and business practices as part of a settlement reached to close a 16-month investigation by the state attorney general’s office." For more information please see the attorney general's ruling and a related article in The Daily Herald.
2008-12 02/01/2010 95.63 four stars
2007-12 12/01/2008 98.77 four stars
2006-12 04/01/2008 98.81 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 98.92 four stars
2004-12 07/01/2006 97.77 four stars
2003-12 04/01/2005 98.46 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 91-1843707
Name in IRS Master File PASADOS SAFE HAVEN
NTEE Code D20
NTEE Classification Animal Protection and Welfare
NTEE Type Animal-Related
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 April, 1998
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 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
$108,874 3.60% Laura Henderson Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Pasado's Safe Haven (WA) 98.79 four stars
Humane Society of Charlotte (NC) 92.59 four stars
Asheville Humane Society (NC) 93.68 four stars
Heartland Humane Society (OR) 90.50 four stars
East Bay SPCA (CA) 92.74 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Pasado's Safe Haven
P.O. Box 171
Sultan, WA 98294
tel: (360) 793-9393
fax: (425) 820-1717
EIN: 91-1843707

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Board Leadership

Raine Bergstrom
Board Chair

CEO

Laura Henderson
Executive Director

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