Better Business Bureau Report for
Home of the Innocents, Inc.

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


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Charity Contact Information

Name: Home of the Innocents, Inc.
Address: 1100 East Market St.
  Louisville, KY 40206
Phone: 502-596-1000
Web Address: www.homeoftheinnocents.org
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1880, Kentucky
Affiliates: HOTI REALTY, LLC, HOTI REALTY II, LLC, HOTI REALTY HOLDINGS, INC.
Stated Purpose: The Home of the Innocents provides comprehensive child and family services for abandoned, abused, neglected and medically fragile children and youth, as well as services to children with autism. Programs include emergency and long term residential treatment, individual and family counseling, foster care, skilled nursing care, and Open Arms Children's Health - a one-stop shop for pediatric medical care, including medical, dental, radiology, hearing, vision and behavioral health.

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Evaluation Conclusions

              

Home of the Innocents, Inc. meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Programs

              

The Home’s programs and services include: • A new comprehensive pediatric medical clinic including 12 exam rooms, 3 dental operatories, dental radiology, laboratory, digital radiology, audiology and behavioral health serving as a model for an integrated healthcare model in our community. – • The new Advanced Therapy Center with an indoor heated therapy pool, land-based therapy spaces and a large therapy court / gymnasium. • The new not-for-profit Village Pharmacy, providing prescription medications for all children in the Home’s programs, as well as medically fragile children, children in out-of-home care and special needs children throughout our community. • The Harry & Jeannette Weinberg Academy providing three classrooms staffed by Jefferson County Public Schools for children at the Home of the Innocents. • A 72-bed crisis care treatment program, which provides residential care to abused and neglected children. • A 22-bed residential services program for girls, with specialty services for teenage mothers, to assist young women in becoming self-sufficient young adults and parents. • Home To Home Services including: 1. Independent living program to provide a supervised apartment experience for young people; 2. Aftercare support to parenting and non-parenting adolescents who are locating to community based independent living; 3. Service coordination and in-home therapeutic support services providing case management and child and family daily living skills training for children at risk of psychiatric hospitalization or removal from their families by a state agency, including services in Southern Indiana; 4. Services for families and children afflicted with autism and other developmental disabilities, primarily using emotional, cognitive, and behavioral therapies, including services in Southern Indiana. • Therapeutic foster care designed to train and support foster parents caring for challenging children, including services in Southern Indiana and the Bluegrass region in Kentucky. • A 76-bed pediatric convalescent center, which provides skilled nursing care for medically fragile children with chronic health problems requiring either short or long term care, as well as respite care for families who are caring for their medically fragile children at home.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013, Home of the Innocents, Inc.'s program expenses were:

  
PEDIATRIC CONVALESCENT CENTER 13,512,775
CRISIS CARE SERVICES 4,820,774
HOME TO HOME SERVICES 3,887,950
OUTPATIENT SERVICES 3,641,422
THERAPEUTIC LOVING FOSTER CARE 1,274,672
RESIDENTIAL SERVICES 848,310
Total Program Expenses: $27,985,903
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Governance

              

Chief Executive : GORDON S. BROWN, PRESIDENT & CEO
Compensation*: 

Chair of the Board: JONI WAY
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: RETIRED EXECUTIVE WITH YUM! BRANDS

Board Size: 31

Paid Staff Size: 550

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Fund Raising

              

Method(s) Used:

Methods of fund raising include direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, radio, grant proposals, internet appeals, and planned giving arrangements.

In addition, Home of the Innocents is a Metro United Way member agency.

Fund raising costs were 15% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $4,654,024, 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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Financial

              

The following information is based on Home of the Innocents, Inc.'s audited financial statements - consolidated for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2013.

Ending net assets as reported below include $57,554,866 in unrestricted net assets, $793,043 in temporarily restricted net assets, and $2,813,135 in permanently restricted net assets.

Total assets as reported include $51,165,230 in property, land, and equipment.

Revenue as reported below includes $12,074 in captital campaign contributions.

Source of Funds  
SERVICE REVENUES 21,693,923
GRANTS 2,451,061
CONTRIBUTIONS & BEQUESTS 1,866,646
UNREALIZED GAIN ON INVESTMENTS 1,323,407
GAIN ON SALE OF INVESTMENTS 671,865
INVESTMENT INCOME 628,811
SPECIAL EVENTS 336,317
OTHER OPERATING REVENUE 278,829
Gain on disposal of property 229,449
CHANGE IN VALUE OF SPLIT-INTERESTS 64,868
Total Income $29,545,176


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Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 91%  Fund Raising: 2%  Administrative: 7% 

Total income $29,545,176
Program expenses $27,985,903
Fund raising expenses 720,522
Administrative expenses 2,034,228
Total expenses $30,740,653
Expenses in Excess of Income (1,195,477)
Beginning net assets 62,356,521
Ending net assets 61,161,044
Total liabilities 31,878,314
Total assets $93,039,358


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