Animals : Animal Rights, Welfare, and Services

Save-A-Pet Adoption Center

Finding loving, quality homes for each cat and dog in our care

four stars

90.74

31664 North Fairfield Road Grayslake, IL 60030
tel: (847) 740-7788   Web Site
EIN: 23-7304570

Board Leadership
Lillian Messner
President

CEO
Pat Kennedy
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.74 four stars
  Financial 87.54 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Save-A-Pet Adoption Center, founded in 1972 by Gertrude Maxwell, is a no-kill shelter dedicated to finding loving, quality homes for each cat and dog in its care. Pets are sheltered indefinitely. Our shelter strives to create an environment which enhances both awareness of and support for the humane treatment of animals. We provide comprehensive services including: a caring and safe haven for cats and dogs, medical and behavioral assistance to mend broken spirits and bodies, adoption services, long term care for residents who are not adopted, community education, community leadership through alliances with other humane organizations, and community referral to low cost spay/neuter services.

Save-A-Pet Adoption Center, founded in 1972 by Gertrude Maxwell, is a no-kill shelter dedicated to finding loving, quality homes for each cat and dog in its care. Pets are sheltered indefinitely. Our shelter strives to create an environment which enhances both awareness of and support for the humane treatment of animals. We provide comprehensive services including: a caring and safe haven for cats and dogs, medical and behavioral assistance to mend broken spirits and bodies, adoption services, long term care for residents who are not adopted, community education, community leadership through alliances with other humane organizations, and community referral to low cost spay/neuter services.

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Financial

three stars

87.54

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 12/01/2019 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)
76.4%
  Administrative Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 9.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.27
  Program Expenses Growth -3.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.7%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save-A-Pet Adoption Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Save-A-Pet Adoption Center on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,101,183
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $60,989
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,162,172
   Program Service Revenue $172,099
Total Primary Revenue $2,334,271
   Other Revenue $334,601
TOTAL REVENUE $2,668,872
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,260,592
   Administrative Expenses $303,800
   Fundraising Expenses $155,928
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $1,720,320
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $948,552
   
Net Assets $5,777,811

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$76,528 4.44% Pat Kennedy-Pfeifer Executive Director

Mission

Save-A-Pet Adoption Center, founded in 1972 by Gertrude Maxwell, is a no-kill shelter dedicated to finding loving, quality homes for each cat and dog in its care. Pets are sheltered indefinitely. Our shelter strives to create an environment which enhances both awareness of and support for the humane treatment of animals. We provide comprehensive services including: a caring and safe haven for cats and dogs, medical and behavioral assistance to mend broken spirits and bodies, adoption services, long term care for residents who are not adopted, community education, community leadership through alliances with other humane organizations, and community referral to low cost spay/neuter services.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Save-A-Pet Adoption Center (IL) 90.74 four stars
Lynchburg Humane Society (VA) 86.10 three stars
Humane Animal Welfare Society (WI) 89.77 three stars
Humane Society of Pinellas (FL) 85.53 three stars
Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA (AZ) 93.87 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Save-A-Pet Adoption Center
31664 North Fairfield Road
Grayslake, IL 60030
tel: (847) 740-7788
EIN: 23-7304570

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 266
Grayslake, IL 60030

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Board Leadership

Lillian Messner
President

CEO

Pat Kennedy
Executive Director