Better Business Bureau Report for
Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society

Better Business Bureau Report issued August 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires August 2016

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society
Address: PO Box 94
205 S Cook St
  Barrington, IL 60011
Phone: 847-382-0503
Web Address:
Also known as:HARPS
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2001, Indiana
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Champion the humane care of equines and other hooved animals through legislation, investigations, impoundments, rehabilitation, education and community outreach.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Rescuing and rehabilitating abused and neglected equines and other hooved animals; education of owners and those wanting to learn more about equine care. Community outreach and education programs aimed at stopping the cycle of animal abuse before it happens. Provide public awareness of the abuse and neglect taking place.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013, Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society's program expenses were:

Pension Expense 90,000
Officer's Salaries 79,333
Animal Care 58,523
Occupancy 37,842
Advertising and Promotion 22,658
Depreciation 15,306
Insurance 14,738
Outside Services 13,902
Payroll Tax Expense 6,464
Salaries 5,166
Professional Fees 4,872
Employee Benefits 4,862
Office Expense 4,226
Telephone 3,164
Entertainment 2,282
Postage and Delivery 1,686
Licenses and Fees 1,161
Dues and Subscriptions 926
Travel 749
Bank and Credit Card Charges 539
Total Program Expenses: $368,399
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Chief Executive : Donna Ewing, President

Chair of the Board: Victor Barcroft
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retired Small Business Owner

Board Size: 5

Paid Staff Size: 2

*Compensation includes annual salary and, if applicable, benefit plans, expense accounts, and other allowances.
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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet, membership
Fund raising costs were 14% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $245,920, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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Tax Status


This organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It is eligible to receive contributions deductible as charitable donations for federal income tax purposes.
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The following information is based on Hooved Animal Rescue & Protection Society's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2013.

Source of Funds  
Contributions 158,463
Bequests 113,335
Grants and Donations 39,500
In-Kind Income 31,187
Membership Dues 16,770
Investment Income 1,894
Sundry Income 405
Net Assets Released from Program Restrictions
Adoption Fees
Total Income $361,554


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 71%  Fund Raising: 7%  Administrative: 7%  Other Expenses: 15%

Total income $361,554
Program expenses $368,399
Fund raising expenses 34,888
Administrative expenses 34,968
Other Expenses 79,115
Total expenses $517,370
Expenses in Excess of Income (155,816)
Beginning net assets 793,622
Ending net assets 637,806
Total liabilities 2,754
Total assets $640,560

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