Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

The Committee for Missing Children

Locating missing children

zero star

29.11

934 Stone Mill Run Lawrenceville, GA 30046
tel: (800) 525-8204   Web Site
EIN: 58-2215576

Board Leadership
Bill Waterman
President of the Board

CEO
David C. Thelen
Chief Executive Officer

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 29.11 zero star
  Financial 0.00 zero star
  Accountability & Transparency 93.00 four stars
This rating was published 07/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Since 1991, The Committee for Missing Children (CMC) and its photo partners have distributed over two billion images of missing children in elementary schools throughout the USA. Millions of images of approximately 1,500 children have bombarded our nations' elementary schools and, through this method, we have assisted in the recovery of over 1,200 missing children. We are a parent advocacy group and we serve as an information clearinghouse. Our web site is created as a resource for parents of missing children as well as lawyers, other non-profits and non-governmental agencies, and the agencies that must deal with child abduction. Our belief is that the parents of missing and abducted children have a right to be involved in the search for their own children.

Since 1991, The Committee for Missing Children (CMC) and its photo partners have distributed over two billion images of missing children in elementary schools throughout the USA. Millions of images of approximately 1,500 children have bombarded our nations' elementary schools and, through this method, we have assisted in the recovery of over 1,200 missing children. We are a parent advocacy group and we serve as an information clearinghouse. Our web site is created as a resource for parents of missing children as well as lawyers, other non-profits and non-governmental agencies, and the agencies that must deal with child abduction. Our belief is that the parents of missing and abducted children have a right to be involved in the search for their own children.

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Financial

zero star

0.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

93.00

This rating was published 07/01/2019 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)
6.4%
  Administrative Expenses 4.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 88.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.84
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.08
  Program Expenses Growth -25.7%
  Liabilities to Assets 54.3%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Committee for Missing Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by The Committee for Missing Children on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $881,378
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $881,378
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $881,378
   Other Revenue $4,169
TOTAL REVENUE $885,547
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $64,366
   Administrative Expenses $38,362
   Fundraising Expenses $749,913
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $852,641
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $32,906
   
Net Assets $75,255

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$3,750 0.43% David Thelen Chief Executive Officer
Other Salaries of Note
$30,000 3.51% Karen Thelen Secretary

Mission

Since 1991, The Committee for Missing Children (CMC) and its photo partners have distributed over two billion images of missing children in elementary schools throughout the USA. Millions of images of approximately 1,500 children have bombarded our nations' elementary schools and, through this method, we have assisted in the recovery of over 1,200 missing children. We are a parent advocacy group and we serve as an information clearinghouse. Our web site is created as a resource for parents of missing children as well as lawyers, other non-profits and non-governmental agencies, and the agencies that must deal with child abduction. Our belief is that the parents of missing and abducted children have a right to be involved in the search for their own children.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
The Committee for Missing Children (GA) 29.11 zero star
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (VA) 89.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

The Committee for Missing Children
934 Stone Mill Run
Lawrenceville, GA 30046
tel: (800) 525-8204
fax: (678) 376-6268
EIN: 58-2215576

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Board Leadership

Bill Waterman
President of the Board

CEO

David C. Thelen
Chief Executive Officer