Better Business Bureau Report for
East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, Inc.

Better Business Bureau Report issued May 2014
Better Business Bureau Report expires May 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: East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, Inc.
Address: 435 Stafford Run Road
  Stafford, TX 77477
Phone: 281-261-1006
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1990, Texas
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: To address the basic human needs of families in temporary financial crisis in East Fort Bend County.

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Evaluation Conclusions


East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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East Fort Bend Ministry Needs, Inc. provides food, clothing, and assistance to maintain households for needy persons in East Fort Bend County. East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, Inc. served 43,137 individuals in 2013 - 20,691 adults and 22,446 children.

For the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012, East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, Inc.'s program expenses were:

Food Pantry 847,294
Resale Shop 208,492
Financial Assistance Client Services 137,994
Total Program Expenses: $1,193,780
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Chief Executive : Vickie Coates, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Mr. Robert Couch
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Retired

Board Size: 25

Paid Staff Size: 12

*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, grant proposals
Fund raising costs were 1% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,096,530, are donations received as a result of fund raising activities.)
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The following information is based on East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, Inc.'s audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012.

Source of Funds  
Contributions (In-Kind) 520,907
Contributions (Cash) 277,084
Grants 233,045
Sales thrift shop 223,090
Fundraising 65,494
Interest and other income 406
Total Income $1,320,026


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 87%  Fund Raising: 1%  Administrative: 12% 

Total income $1,320,026
Program expenses $1,193,782
Fund raising expenses 13,254
Administrative expenses 157,003
Total expenses $1,364,039
Expenses in Excess of Income (44,013)
Beginning net assets 2,255,223
Ending net assets 2,211,210
Total liabilities 1,176,346
Total assets $3,387,556

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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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