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Metrolina Association for the Blind


A BBB Accredited Charity since 12/01/2008.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Metrolina Association for the Blind
Phone: (704) 372-3870
Fax: (704) 372-3872
Address: 704 Louise Ave
Charlotte, NC 28204-2128
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Website: www.mabnc.org
Report Creation Date: August 1, 2012
Report Expiration Date: September 3, 2014
Original Business Start Date: January 1938
Principal: Mr. Robert Scheffel, President
Customer Contact: Mr. Robert Scheffel, President - (704) 372-3870 or
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: January 1938, NC
Employees: 45 Full Time.
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: Metrolina Association for the Blind is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Stated Purpose

Metrolina Association for the Blind helps people overcome the everyday problems associated with blindness and severe visual impairment.


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.


BBB Charity Seal Participation

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Programs

Metrolina Association for the Blind offers a full-array of rehabilitation services locally and supplies companies and departments of education with braille and large print documents and textbooks for customers and students who are blind and visually impaired.

Total Program Expenses:$2,739,790

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Robert Scheffel, President
Board Size:17
Paid Staff Size:45 Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Metrolina Association for the Blind's methods of fundraising include direct mail appeals, invitations to fundraising events, and grant proposals.


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.


Financial

According to Metrolina Association for the Blind's IRS 990 for the year ended June 30, 2011:

Income
 Total Income:$3,197,934
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$2,739,790 79.00%85.67%
 Fund Raising:$8,924 0.26%0.28%
 Administrative:$719,324 20.74%22.49%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$3,468,038
 
* Excess of Expenses over Income$270,104
Ending Net Assets:$619,841
Total Assets$977,636
Total Liabilities$357,795

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


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ID: 114792
Report as of August 31, 2014 09:23
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