Better Business Bureau Report for
A Little Bit of Heaven

Better Business Bureau Report issued September 2012
Better Business Bureau Report expires September 2014

Does not meet one or more standards
This charity does not meet one or more of the 20 standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: A Little Bit of Heaven
Address: 11321 S. Wentworth Ave.
  Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: 773-264-5332
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2000, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: A Little Bit of Heaven is a corporation that is organized exclusively for charitable, educational and/or scientific purposes by way of illustration and not by way of limitations. The purpose of the corporation includes the provision of indigent and homeless citizens with housing and services necessary to provide for their physical, social and psychological needs.

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Evaluation Conclusions


A Little Bit of Heaven does not meet the following Standard for Charity Accountability.

Standard 16: Annual Report - Have an annual report available to all, on request, that includes: (a) the organization's mission statement, (b) a summary of the past year's program service accomplishments, (c) a roster of the officers and members of the board of directors, (d) financial information that includes (i) total income in the past fiscal year, (ii) expenses in the same program, fund raising and administrative categories as in the financial statements, and (iii) ending net assets.

A Little Bit of Heaven does not meet this standard because:

  • The organization states it does not have an annual report covering activities conducted in the past year.
In addition, the BBB of Chicago & Northern Illinois requested but did not receive complete information on the organization’s governance and oversight, effectiveness measures, finances, solicitation materials, donor privacy, and fundraising disclosures and is unable to verify the organization's compliance with the following 14Standards for Charity Accountability: 1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, and 19.
A Little Bit of Heaven meets the remaining 5 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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A Little Bit of Heaven is a 50 plus bed residential facility which provides services to homeless men in the city of Chicago. This agency provides case management services and referrals for job training/placement, medical/mental health, and substance abuse counseling. Additional services include community outreach, transportation, and client assistance with vital documents such as birth certificates, state identification, job required drug testing, work uniforms and other special needs that are handled on a case-by-case basis.

Total Program Expenses: $
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Chief Executive : Sheila Braxton, Executive CEO

Chair of the Board: Kevin Braxton
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:

Board Size: 8

Paid Staff Size:

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


Method(s) Used:

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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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Financial information is not available because The A Little Bit of Heaven because they provided an IRS Form 990 that did not include a functional breakdown that included a functional breakdown or program, administrative, and fundraising expenses. expenses. They cannot be evaluated using our financial standards.

Source of Funds  
Total Income $0


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses


Total income $0
Program expenses $0
Fund raising expenses 0
Administrative expenses 0
Total expenses $0
Beginning net assets 0
Ending net assets 0
Total liabilities 0
Total assets $0

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