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Literacy Council of Union County

This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Name: Literacy Council of Union County
Phone: (704) 226-1425
Fax: (704) 226-1402
Address: 105-A E. Jefferson St.
Monroe, NC 28112
Report Creation Date: September 6, 2013
Report Expiration Date: September 6, 2015
Principal: Ms. Jamie Underwood, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Ms. Jamie Underwood, Executive Director - (704) 226-1425 or
File Open Date: September 2008
Type of Business: Charity - Local

Stated Purpose

Literacy Council of Union County provides literacy education services to residents of Union County, North Carolina.

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.


Total Program Expenses:$168,515


Chief Executive Officer:Jamie Underwood, Executive Director
Board Size:13
Paid Staff Size:1 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Literacy Council of Union County's fundraising methods include direct and indirect public support, government contributions, and grants.

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 Literacy Council of Union County's IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2012:

 Total Income:$194,158
Expenses  % of total
% of total
 Programs:$168,515 76.37%86.79%
 Fund Raising:$25,861 11.72%13.32%
 Administrative:$26,291 11.91%13.54%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$220,667
* Excess of Expenses over Income$26,509
Ending Net Assets:$99,355
Total Assets$109,750
Total Liabilities$10,395

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

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Report as of August 29, 2014 10:38
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