Better Business Bureau Report for
Cornerstone Pregnancy Services

Better Business Bureau Report issued December 2013
Better Business Bureau Report expires December 2015

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: Cornerstone Pregnancy Services
Address: 364 Griswold Road
  Elyria, OH 44035
Phone: 440-284-1010
Web Address:
Also known as:Cornerstone Among Women
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Formerly known as:Among Women
Lorain County Crisis Pregnancy Center

Year, State Incorporated: 1985, Ohio
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of Cornerstone Pregnancy Services is to share the love of Christ in word and deed with anyone experiencing an unplanned pregnancy, post-abortion syndrome or lifestyle distress providing accurate information, emotional support, and practical help.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Cornerstone Pregnancy Services meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Cornerstone Pregnancy Services provides, free of charge, pregnancy testing, limited obstetrical ultrasound, and educational programming. These include prenatal, postnatal and parenting classes, many taught by certified nurse instructors. The organization also provides practical help to clients in the form of baby diapers, formula and infant clothing. We will be expanding our medical services in 2014 to include testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, Cornerstone Pregnancy Services's program expenses were:

Client Services 408,606
Total Program Expenses: $408,606
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Chief Executive : Carolyn Herbert, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Linda A. Gaines
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Minister

Co-Chair of the Board : Cindy Gecik

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Nurse

Co-Chair of the Board : N/A

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: N/A

Board Size: 5

Paid Staff Size: 14

*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, telephone, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet
Fund raising costs were 19% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $408,391, 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 Cornerstone Among Women's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  
General Contributions 136,911
Fundraising - Net 125,676
Resale Shop 85,930
Direct Mail 31,274
Grants 28,600
Donated Services 23,113
Interest 8,224
Total Income $439,728


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 74%  Fund Raising: 14%  Administrative: 12% 

Total income $439,728
Program expenses $408,606
Fund raising expenses 77,506
Administrative expenses 64,011
Total expenses $550,123
Expenses in Excess of Income (110,395)
Beginning net assets 1,355,551
Ending net assets 1,245,156
Total liabilities 1,744
Total assets $1,246,900

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