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Care Ring

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Name: Care Ring
Phone: (704) 375-0172
Fax: (704) 943-3748
Address: 601 East 5th St. Ste. 140
Charlotte, NC 28202
Report Creation Date: April 6, 2016
Report Expiration Date: April 30, 2018
Principal: Mr. Donald K. Jonas PhD, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Mr. Donald K. Jonas PhD, Executive Director - (704) 375-0172 or
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: January 1955, NC
Employees: 49 Full Time.
File Open Date: February 2002
Type of Business: Charity - Health

Stated Purpose

Care Ring's purpose is to empower individuals with limited resources to establish and maintain good health.

Evaluation Conclusions

This organization has been evaluated according to the 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability. This organization meets all those Standards and is a BBB Accredited Charity.


Care Ring's programs include immunizations, screenings and assessments, counseling and education, prescription assistance, and referrals and advocacy.

Total Program Expenses:$1,978,589


Chief Executive Officer:Donald K. Jonas, PhD, Executive Director
Board Size:19
Paid Staff Size:49 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Care Ring's fund-raising methods include direct mail appeals, invitations to fund-raising events, print advertisements, and grant writing.

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.


According to Care Ring's IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2015:

 Total Income:$2,578,382
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$1,978,589 77.92%76.74%
 Fund Raising:$415,327 16.36%16.11%
 Administrative:$145,240 5.72%5.63%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$2,539,156
Excess of Income over Expenses$39,226
Beginning Net Assets$1,928,266
Ending Net Assets:$1,961,611
Total Assets$2,010,385
Total Liabilities$48,774

* Excess for the year indicates the portion of income remaining after expenses.

ID: 113470
Report as of October 25, 2016 13:56
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