Better Business Bureau Report for
American Red Cross - Clark County Chapter

Better Business Bureau Report issued May 2011
Better Business Bureau Report expires April 2014

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Charity Contact Information

Name: American Red Cross - Clark County Chapter
Address: 1805 E. 8th Street
  Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Phone: 812-283-8416
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1917, Indiana
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: The mission of the American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, is to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

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Evaluation Conclusions


American Red Cross - Clark County Chapter meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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American Red Cross Clark County Chapter services include disaster relief and preparedness, health and safety training, Armed Forces Emergency Services, international tracing services, community services, and biomedical services.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010, American Red Cross - Clark County Chapter's program expenses were:

Disaster Services 237,799
Armed Forces Emergency Services 64,913
Health Services 45,801
Blood Services 19,618
Community Services 3,039
International Services
Total Program Expenses: $371,170
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Chief Executive : Phyllis Wilkins, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Mary Kramer
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Business owner

Co-Chair of the Board : Hank Triplett

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Human Resource Administrator

Co-Chair of the Board : n/a

Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: n/a

Board Size: 21

Paid Staff Size: 9

*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 methods include direct mail, telephone, grant proposals, special events, and planned giving arrangements.
Fund raising costs were 11% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $210,970, 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 American Red Cross - Clark County Chapter's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010.

Source of Funds  
Iner-Red Cross revenues 97,236
Federated 83,035
Products and services 70,807
Special events, net 60,162
Monetary contributions 46,958
Other revenues and gains 21,357
In-kind contributions 10,815
Grants 10,000
Investment income 626
Total Income $400,996


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 88%  Fund Raising: 6%  Administrative: 6% 

Total income $400,996
Program expenses $371,170
Fund raising expenses 23,312
Administrative expenses 25,521
Total expenses $420,003
Expenses in Excess of Income (19,007)
Beginning net assets 625,316
Ending net assets 606,309
Total liabilities 42,122
Total assets $648,431

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