Better Business Bureau Report for
Village Treasure House

Better Business Bureau Report issued March 2016
Better Business Bureau Report expires March 2018

This BBB Accredited charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability. Find out more...

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Village Treasure House
Address: 1460 Paddock Dr.
  Northbrook, IL 60062
Phone: 847-832-1030
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1997, Illinois
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: Village Treasure House operated as a nonprofit donation and consignment shop whose proceeds support local agencies serving women and families in crisis

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Evaluation Conclusions


Village Treasure House meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Village Treasure House (VTH) improves the lives of women and families in crisis in their community by providing ongoing grants to 17 agencies who serve their needs. VTH is committed to offering quality consigned and donated furniture and home furnishings. VTH strives to create a loyal customer following and a rewarding experience for their customers, donors, consignors, volunteers and employees. Since 1998, VTH has provided $2,020,000 in grants.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, Village Treasure House's program expenses were:

Consignment payments for merchandise sold 326,110
Grants and other distributions 215,000
Other direct costs of merchandise sold 208,730
Total Program Expenses: $749,840
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Chief Executive : Deedee Brannigan, Board President

Chair of the Board: Deedee Brannigan
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: volunteer

Board Size: 22

Paid Staff Size: 7

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


Method(s) Used:

Fund raising costs were 1% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $9,579, 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 Village Treasure House's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014.

Source of Funds  
Sales of merchandise 740,055
Cotributions 9,579
Other income 6,898
Interest income 36
Total Income $756,568


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 99%  Fund Raising: Less than 1%  Administrative: 1% 

Total income $756,568
Program expenses $749,840
Fund raising expenses 100
Administrative expenses 7,005
Total expenses $756,945
Expenses in Excess of Income (377)
Beginning net assets 27,062
Ending net assets 26,785
Total liabilities 28,484
Total assets $55,269

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