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International : Development and Relief Services

Love A Child, Inc.

Ministering to the poorest of the poor in Haiti

four stars

94.28

12411 Commerce Lakes Drive Ft. Myers, FL 33913
tel: (239) 210-6107   Web Site
EIN: 59-2672303

Board Leadership
Sherry Burnette
President

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 94.28 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 12/21/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Love A Child, Inc. is a Christian humanitarian organization working to spread the word of God and show the love of Jesus by example, as we minister to the poorest of the poor in Haiti. With the help of our partners, our outreach programs have established 15 churches in remote villages; started and operate 15 Love A Child schools, where we educate and feed over 5,000 children each day; conduct food distribution programs that feed thousands of Haitian families; hold remote medical clinics and operate a regional medical clinic; and operate a top-rated orphanage which is now home to more than 70 Haitian children. We oversee many other projects to benefit the poor in Haiti. We have great hope for these children and families. Our dream is for them to grow up as strong Christians and receive the best possible education, even college.

Love A Child, Inc. is a Christian humanitarian organization working to spread the word of God and show the love of Jesus by example, as we minister to the poorest of the poor in Haiti. With the help of our partners, our outreach programs have established 15 churches in remote villages; started and operate 15 Love A Child schools, where we educate and feed over 5,000 children each day; conduct food distribution programs that feed thousands of Haitian families; hold remote medical clinics and operate a regional medical clinic; and operate a top-rated orphanage which is now home to more than 70 Haitian children. We oversee many other projects to benefit the poor in Haiti. We have great hope for these children and families. Our dream is for them to grow up as strong Christians and receive the best possible education, even college.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 12/21/2018 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)
94.0%
  Administrative Expenses 2.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.14
  Program Expenses Growth 23.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 15.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Love A Child, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Love A Child, Inc. on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Love A Child, Inc. (FL) 94.28 four stars
Christian Relief Fund (TX) 95.32 four stars
ORPHANetwork (VA) 95.47 four stars
All God's Children International (WA) 89.39 three stars
Child Aid (OR) 91.16 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $65,396,700
   Federated Campaigns $16,584
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $71,430
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $65,484,714
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $65,484,714
   Other Revenue $141,618
TOTAL REVENUE $65,626,332
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $60,462,255
   Administrative Expenses $1,558,919
   Fundraising Expenses $1,987,906
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $64,009,080
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,617,252
   
Net Assets $8,874,649

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
Orphanage and Medical Outreach Programs $44,504,306 73.6%
Food and NFI Distributions $6,227,585 10.3%
Churches and Schools $994,486 1.6%

Ratings History
Love A Child, Inc. has received 3 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 12/21/2018 94.28 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 94.28 four stars
2015-12 02/01/2017 90.71 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.69 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/01/2015 81.55 three stars
2013-12 05/01/2015 89.95 three stars
2012-12 12/20/2013 93.58 four stars
2011-12 12/20/2012 93.59 four stars
2010-12 02/01/2012 95.11 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 94.97 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 02/01/2011 94.12 four stars
2008-12 02/01/2010 92.28 four stars
2007-12 11/01/2008 91.55 four stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 91.46 four stars
2005-12 12/01/2006 91.67 four stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 91.56 four stars
2003-12 03/01/2005 90.79 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 59-2672303
Name in IRS Master File LOVE A CHILD INC
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 (6) Missionary activities
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
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 August, 1986
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 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
$117,510 0.18% Sherry Burnette President
Other Salaries of Note
$135,560 0.21% Sandra Hazelip Executive Director
$117,510 0.18% Robert Burnette Vice President

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Charity Contact Info

Love A Child, Inc.
12411 Commerce Lakes Drive
Ft. Myers, FL 33913
tel: (239) 210-6107
fax: (239) 225-6380
EIN: 59-2672303

Mail donations to:
P.O. Box 60063
Ft. Myers, FL 33906

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Board Leadership

Sherry Burnette
President

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