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International : Humanitarian Relief Supplies

Giving Children Hope

Across the Street and Around the World

three stars

85.00

8332 Commonwealth Avenue Buena Park, CA 90621
tel: (714) 523-4454   Web Site
EIN: 95-3464287

Board Leadership
Rob Burns
Chairman of the Board

CEO
Sean Lawrence
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 85.00 three stars
  Financial 85.00 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Giving Children Hope is a faith-based partner providing sustainable hope through wellness programs and disaster response in collaboration with local and global communities. We do this through the gathering and giving of Basic Needs, Nutritional Foods & Medical Resources.

Giving Children Hope is a faith-based partner providing sustainable hope through wellness programs and disaster response in collaboration with local and global communities. We do this through the gathering and giving of Basic Needs, Nutritional Foods & Medical Resources.

Financial

three stars

85.00

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

85.00

This rating was published 03/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
97.4%
  Administrative Expenses 2.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 0.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency < $0.01
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.21
  Program Expenses Growth -7.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 27.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Giving Children Hope on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Giving Children Hope on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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How is the organization collecting feedback?
Paper surveys, Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person)
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To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve
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Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Giving Children Hope (CA) 85.00 three stars
Operation Blessing International (VA) 87.62 three stars
International Relief Teams (CA) 97.83 four stars
Medical Bridges (TX) 96.46 four stars
American Foundation For Children With AIDS (PA) 87.62 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $19,005,196
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $233,111
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $19,238,307
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $19,238,307
   Other Revenue $54,563
TOTAL REVENUE $19,292,870
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $24,505,845
   Administrative Expenses $663,891
   Fundraising Expenses $65,836
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $25,235,572
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-5,942,702
   
Net Assets $6,018,643

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
Partner Support $17,123,564 69.9%
We've Got Your Back (WGYB) Program $3,737,012 15.2%
Disaster Relief $3,645,269 14.9%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-06 03/01/2021 85.00 three stars
2018-06 09/01/2020 87.97 three stars
2017-06 04/01/2020 88.20 three stars
2016-06 12/22/2017 90.71 four stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 90.71 four stars
2015-06 11/01/2016 85.57 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 91.33 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 02/01/2016 90.78 four stars
2014-06 09/01/2015 86.09 three stars
2013-06 04/01/2014 83.82 three stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 92.09 four stars
2010-06 08/01/2012 97.17 four stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 91.51 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 06/01/2011 99.97 four stars
2009-06 08/01/2010 99.96 four stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 92.34 four stars
2007-06 10/01/2008 86.41 three 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 95-3464287
Name in IRS Master File GLOBAL OPERATIONS AND DEVELOPMENT- GIVING CHILDREN HOPE
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 (995) Described in section 509(a)(2) of the Code
(7) Evangelism
(29) Other religious 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 July, 1982
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
None reported -- This organization did not report a CEO

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Giving Children Hope (CA) 85.00 three stars
World Medical Relief (MI) 95.47 four stars
MAP International (GA) 95.58 four stars
Operation Blessing International (VA) 87.62 three stars
American Foundation For Children With AIDS (PA) 87.62 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Giving Children Hope
8332 Commonwealth Avenue
Buena Park, CA 90621
tel: (714) 523-4454
fax: (714) 523-4474
EIN: 95-3464287

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Board Leadership

Rob Burns
Chairman of the Board

CEO

Sean Lawrence
Chief Executive Officer

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