International : Development and Relief Services (Grantmaking)

Help the Helpless

Dedicated to improving the lives of extremely disabled and poor children.

four stars

94.74

P.O. Box 270308 Vadnais Heights, MN 55127
tel: (877) 762-8857   Web Site
EIN: 41-1878721

CEO
Father Robert Altier
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.74 four stars
  Financial 97.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Help the Helpless is dedicated to serving the poorest of the poor children in Southern India. Help the Helpless supports St. Mary's School and Orphanage for handicapped, deaf, orphaned, abandoned and poor children living in severe poverty. Help the Helpless was started in 1969 by Fr. Antony, a Catholic Priest who has devoted his life to serving the poor. Since St. Mary's opened its doors in 1969, they have provided physical, emotional, spiritual, educational and financial help for hundreds of handicapped and poor children, providing these young people with the tools they need to be self-sufficient. St. Mary's School and Orphanage welcomes all visitors and invites you to visit and stay with us in India, free of charge.

Help the Helpless is dedicated to serving the poorest of the poor children in Southern India. Help the Helpless supports St. Mary's School and Orphanage for handicapped, deaf, orphaned, abandoned and poor children living in severe poverty. Help the Helpless was started in 1969 by Fr. Antony, a Catholic Priest who has devoted his life to serving the poor. Since St. Mary's opened its doors in 1969, they have provided physical, emotional, spiritual, educational and financial help for hundreds of handicapped and poor children, providing these young people with the tools they need to be self-sufficient. St. Mary's School and Orphanage welcomes all visitors and invites you to visit and stay with us in India, free of charge.

Financial

four stars

97.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 03/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
85.9%
  Administrative Expenses 10.3%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 3.86
  Program Expenses Growth 63.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 0.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Help the Helpless on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Help the Helpless on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $983,461
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $983,461
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $983,461
   Other Revenue $2,054
TOTAL REVENUE $985,515
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $869,833
   Administrative Expenses $62,097
   Fundraising Expenses $18,135
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $950,065
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $35,450
   
Net Assets $2,133,653

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
Not compensated -- Father Robert Altier President

Mission

Help the Helpless is dedicated to serving the poorest of the poor children in Southern India. Help the Helpless supports St. Mary's School and Orphanage for handicapped, deaf, orphaned, abandoned and poor children living in severe poverty. Help the Helpless was started in 1969 by Fr. Antony, a Catholic Priest who has devoted his life to serving the poor. Since St. Mary's opened its doors in 1969, they have provided physical, emotional, spiritual, educational and financial help for hundreds of handicapped and poor children, providing these young people with the tools they need to be self-sufficient. St. Mary's School and Orphanage welcomes all visitors and invites you to visit and stay with us in India, free of charge.

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Charity Contact Info

Help the Helpless
P.O. Box 270308
Vadnais Heights, MN 55127
tel: (877) 762-8857
EIN: 41-1878721

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CEO

Father Robert Altier
President