Better Business Bureau Report for
Boys and Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV

Better Business Bureau Report issued February 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires February 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: Boys and Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV
Address: P.O. Box 1079
  Edinburg, TX 78540
Phone: 956-383-2583
Web Address:
Also known as:Boys and Girls Club of Edinburg Rio Grande Valley
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1969, Texas
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: To provide opportunity to all youth in a positive caring environment to enable them to become productive, responsible, influential citizens.

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Evaluation Conclusions


Boys and Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Boys and Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV maintains and supports the following programs: Character and Leadership Development- encourage youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process and respect their own and others' cultural identities. Specific programs include: TEENSupreme Keystone Clubs, Torch Clubs, and Youth of the Year. Education and Career Development- enable youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, apply learning to everyday situations and embrace technology to achieve success in a career. Specific programs include: Project Learn, Goals for Growth, ClubService, Power Hour, Job Ready/Career Prep, Health and Life Skills, SMART Moves, SMART Girls, SMART Girls, Street SMART, and Kids in Control Safety Awareness Program. Sports, Fitness, and Recreation- assist youth to develop fitness, positive use of leisure time, skills for stress management, appreciation for the environment, and social skills. Specific programs include: Nike Challenges, Nike Girls Sports, Nike Games, and Nike Swoosh Clubs. Specialized Program Initiatives- programs that focus on meeting specific needs that have been identified within the Boys & Girls Club Movement. Specific programs include: GANG Prevention/Intervention Through Targeted Outreach. In 2013, they served 18,722 youth.

For the fiscal year ended September 30, 2012, Boys and Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV's program expenses were:

Education/Art/Spec 696,790
Health & Life Skills 677,435
Sport, Fitness & Rec 193,553
Character/Civic 174,198
Total Program Expenses: $1,741,976
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Chief Executive : Sabrina Walker Hernandez, Chief Professional Officer

Chair of the Board: Judi Flowers
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Wells Fargo Bank Corporate Trainer

Board Size: 11

Paid Staff Size: 36

*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, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, planned giving arrangements
Fund raising costs were 6% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,188,211, 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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Source of Funds  
Government Sources 714,480
Other (interest income, etc.) 269,285
Public Support 198,563
United Way 162,987
Special Events 112,181
Commercial Activities
Total Income $1,457,496


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 89%  Fund Raising: 4%  Administrative: 7% 

Total income $1,457,496
Program expenses $1,741,975
Fund raising expenses 68,247
Administrative expenses 127,842
Total expenses $1,935,528
Expenses in Excess of Income (478,032)
Beginning net assets 998,857
Ending net assets 578,775
Total liabilities 95,517
Total assets $674,292

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The BBB has processed no complaints about this organization in the past 36 months, our standard reporting period.

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