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Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Shoes and Clothes for Kids

More than new outfits. New outlooks.

four stars

90.94

3500 Lorain Avenue Suite 301
Cleveland, OH 44113
tel: (216) 881-7463   Web Site
EIN: 34-1554285

Board Leadership
A. Lamont Mackley
Chair

CEO
Terence J. Uhl
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 90.94 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 05/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1969, Shoes and Clothes for Kids (SC4K) is the only non-profit organization in Greater Cleveland providing new shoes and clothes at no charge throughout the year to thousands of children in need. Through a network of 35 Distribution Partners, SC4K positively impacts the lives of area children by giving them the self-esteem and confidence that comes from having brand new shoes and clothes. SC4K is proud to serve as a change agent for area families living in poverty. The offering of shoe gift cards and free clothing also brings families into our Distribution Partners' agencies that would not normally come through the door. Once at the agency, families are able to access additional programs and services working to improve and enrich their lives. These programs include food pantries, GED education programs, resale shops, job placement, Head Start, daycare, immunization, etc.

Founded in 1969, Shoes and Clothes for Kids (SC4K) is the only non-profit organization in Greater Cleveland providing new shoes and clothes at no charge throughout the year to thousands of children in need. Through a network of 35 Distribution Partners, SC4K positively impacts the lives of area children by giving them the self-esteem and confidence that comes from having brand new shoes and clothes. SC4K is proud to serve as a change agent for area families living in poverty. The offering of shoe gift cards and free clothing also brings families into our Distribution Partners' agencies that would not normally come through the door. Once at the agency, families are able to access additional programs and services working to improve and enrich their lives. These programs include food pantries, GED education programs, resale shops, job placement, Head Start, daycare, immunization, etc.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
Total in 2018
Rate of student attendance during the reporting period
24
Number of teachers served
4,300
Number of children who receive new clothing
10,695
This impact information is current as of March 2020, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 05/01/2020 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)
87.8%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.28
  Program Expenses Growth -0.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 2.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shoes and Clothes for Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Shoes and Clothes for Kids on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shoes and Clothes for Kids (OH) 90.94 four stars
Boys and Girls Country of Houston (TX) 90.85 four stars
Shiloh Christian Children's Ranch (MO) 87.96 three stars
Eastside Baby Corner (WA) 86.99 three stars
Community Partners of Dallas (TX) 88.11 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $4,318,091
   Federated Campaigns $6,102
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $68,980
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $4,393,173
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $4,393,173
   Other Revenue $32,552
TOTAL REVENUE $4,425,725
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,770,929
   Administrative Expenses $309,514
   Fundraising Expenses $189,216
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,269,659
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,156,066
   
Net Assets $4,902,576

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
Shoes and Clothing Distribution $2,770,929 100.0%

Ratings History
Shoes and Clothes for Kids has received 14 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 05/01/2020 90.94 four stars
2017-12 03/01/2019 97.17 four stars
2016-12 04/01/2018 92.38 four stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 93.05 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 97.04 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 04/01/2016 91.03 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 94.67 four stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 95.99 four stars
2011-12 06/01/2013 97.65 four stars
2010-12 12/01/2011 94.84 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 96.35 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 12/01/2010 96.74 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 95.09 four stars
2007-12 12/17/2008 96.84 four stars
2006-12 12/01/2007 92.81 four stars
2005-12 12/15/2006 96.60 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 71.90 two stars
2003-12 10/01/2005 73.06 two 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 34-1554285
Name in IRS Master File SHOES AND CLOTHES FOR KIDS INC
NTEE Code P60
NTEE Classification Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash)
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
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, 1987
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,554 4.05% Terry Uhl Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Shoes and Clothes for Kids (OH) 90.94 four stars
KIDS Center (OR) 89.59 three stars
Community Partners of Dallas (TX) 88.11 three stars
HomeSafe (FL) 94.03 four stars
Emergency Infant Services (OK) 91.20 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Shoes and Clothes for Kids
3500 Lorain Avenue
Suite 301
Cleveland, OH 44113
tel: (216) 881-7463
fax: (216) 881-7462
EIN: 34-1554285

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Board Leadership

A. Lamont Mackley
Chair

CEO

Terence J. Uhl
Executive Director

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