Better Business Bureau Report for
Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield

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

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Charity Contact Information

Name: Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield
Address: 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd.
P. O. Box 170
  Chesterfield, VA 23832
Phone: 804-706-6689
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 2001, Virginia
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: “To enrich the lives of adults 50 and over by offering opportunities for interfaith community service, lifelong learning, and assistance in maintaining an independent lifestyle.”

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Evaluation Conclusions


Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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1. Free, accompanied transportation to medical appointments, for prescription pickup and for food shopping for people 50 years old and above who are mobile without a wheelchair and live in zip code areas where we have at least 2 volunteer drivers. 2. A minor home repair service called “HandyHands” for people 50 years old and above who reside in their own homes. 3. A 24-week low-cost lifelong learning program, Adventures in Learning, available to all seniors who desire to continue learning and remain connected in their community. All classes are taught by senior volunteers so a single tuition payment of $15 entitles members to attend any or all of the 25-30 classes offered during the 8-week term.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012, Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield's program expenses were:

Program Services 248,657
Total Program Expenses: $248,657
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Chief Executive : Mrs. Susan McCammon, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: Mr. John Chamberlain
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: retired Vice President of Sales, Builder Resources, Inc.

Board Size: 14

Paid Staff Size: 2

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Fund Raising


Method(s) Used:

direct mail, invitations to fund raising events, print advertisements, grant proposals, internet, membership
Fund raising costs were 5% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $262,567, 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 Shepherd's Center of Chesterfield's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2012.

Source of Funds  
In-Kind contributions 208,705
Grants 27,516
Program Income 16,178
Contributions 14,895
Special Events 11,451
Total Income $278,746


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 91%  Fund Raising: 5%  Administrative: 4% 

Total income $278,746
Program expenses $248,657
Fund raising expenses 13,143
Administrative expenses 9,595
Total expenses $271,395
Income in Excess of Expenses 7,351
Beginning net assets 34,785
Ending net assets 42,136
Total liabilities 839
Total assets $42,975

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