Human Services : Children's and Family Services

Shoes and Clothes for Kids

More than new outfits. New outlooks.

four stars

97.17

3500 Lorain Ave. 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 97.17 four stars
  Financial 100.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, 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.

Financial

four stars

100.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 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)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 6.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.04
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.02
  Program Expenses Growth 21.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.4%
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.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,404,694
   Federated Campaigns $3,073
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $43,430
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $5,451,197
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $5,451,197
   Other Revenue $299,560
TOTAL REVENUE $5,750,757
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,923,178
   Administrative Expenses $344,525
   Fundraising Expenses $151,329
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,419,032
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $331,725
   
Net Assets $3,845,293

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$112,828 2.08% Terry Uhl Executive Director

Mission

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.

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Charity Contact Info

Shoes and Clothes for Kids
3500 Lorain Ave.
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