Better Business Bureau Report for
Our Little Haven

Better Business Bureau Report issued May 2011
Better Business Bureau Report expires May 2012

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: Our Little Haven
Address: 4316 Lindell Blvd
  St. Louis, MO 63108
Phone: 314-533-2229
Web Address:
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Better Business Bureau Comments

Year, State Incorporated: 1990, Missouri
Affiliates: None
Stated Purpose: "exists to provide a safe, secure and healing environment for children suffering from the tragedy of abuse and neglect. Its dedicated and compassionate community of caregivers makes the hurting stop, the healing begin and the love last, one child at a time."

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Evaluation Conclusions


Our Little Haven (OLH) meets the 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Our Little Haven provides treatment services to the youngest victims of abuse and neglect through a suite of early intervention programs. These programs include residential care, Our Little Academy (a therapeutic pre-school), assessment and treatment plan development, foster care case management, child and family therapy, in-home therapy and parenting skills training.

For the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010, OLH's program expenses were:

Program Services 2,267,342
Total Program Expenses: $2,267,342
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Chief Executive : P. Scott Hummel, Executive Director

Chair of the Board: William Newbold
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation: Managing Director, J.P. Morgan

Board Size: 31

Paid Staff Size: 60

*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, internet, cause-related marketing
Fund raising costs were 23% of related contributions. (Related contributions, which totaled $1,288,895, 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 OLH's audited financial statements for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2010.

Source of Funds  
Revenue 1,392,283
Contributions 708,149
Fundraising 302,092
Community Grants 278,654
Total Income $2,681,178


Uses of Funds as a % of Total Expenses

Programs: 85%  Fund Raising: 11%  Administrative: 4% 

Total income $2,681,178
Program expenses $2,267,342
Fund raising expenses 294,131
Administrative expenses 120,801
Total expenses $2,682,274
Expenses in Excess of Income (1,096)
Beginning net assets 4,327,324
Ending net assets 4,457,709
Total liabilities 174,402
Total assets $4,632,111

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