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2015 Financial Information - A Letter from the President - Roxana Presgrove
We are extremely excited to present to you our 2015 Annual Report. We consider it a great joy to be able to reach out and provide humanitarian aid to millions of needy children and their families here in the United States and around the world. We distributed more than $48 million dollars worth of relief supplies in 2015.
Our mission is to demonstrate God’s love by alleviating suffering here in the United States and around the world. At Help the Children we are committed to serving a wide variety of people in diverse cultural and economic setting, who suffer emotional, spiritual and physical needs, which result from conditions beyond their personal control. In every endeavor, Help the Children seeks to exemplify Christian compassion and benevolence while conforming to the highest standard of integrity.
I would like to thank each person, family, church, organization, corporation and foundation that supported our programs and outreaches this past year. Our hands-on programs were able to assist more than 1,500,000 children and their families around the world with food, clothing, personal care items and other necessities to help improve their quality of life.
At Help the Children we take pride in our projects as we continue to find the best solutions for helping individuals in need, and the most effective, reliable and credible follow up reports. It is our goal to maximize our effectiveness to share God’s love and compassion with children in need. We are particularly delighted in the fact that our overhead cost is only 1%, which means that 99% of every donation goes toward our programs. Consequently, Help the Children remains one of America’s most cost effective charities.
Thank you for your faithful partnership as together we help meet the needs of the impoverished around the world. May God bless you!
Help the Children has also been rated by the Chronicle of Philanthropy as one of the top 400 charities in the country for the last six years. (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014). We are honored that we have been rated in the top 400 out of over 1.5 million charities in the United States. You can look them up at www.philanthropy.com.
Help the Children has been rated, by the Forbes.com as one of the "Top 200 Charities"(2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) You can look them up at Forbes.com or see link below.
Help the Children is a member of the USAID where we partner with our government in sending supplies to third world countries.
Help the Children is a member of the Charities Under 1% Overhead organization. You can find our listing by click this link: http://www.lowestoverhead.org/processsearch.asp?id=95-4669871&listflag=true. The CFC assigns unique and permanent 5-digit CFC code numbers to each approved charity. CFC donors use this number to identify you as a recipient of their gifts. Our CFC number is: 11084