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Paramedics for Children


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.
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Name: Paramedics for Children
Phone: (704) 910-4308
Fax: (704) 504-1590
Address: 9709-2 Emerald Point Dr
Charlotte, NC 28278-6583
Website: www.paramedicsforchildren.com
Report Creation Date: September 6, 2013
Report Expiration Date: September 6, 2015
Original Business Start Date: January 1998
Principal: Mr. Rodger Harrison, President
Customer Contact: Ms. Rosalyn Morton, Secretary/Treasurer -
Entity: Corporation
Incorporated: June 1999, NC
Employees: 4
Type of Business: Charity - Local

Stated Purpose

Paramedics For Children (PFC) is a Christ centered, international humanitarian organization serving the poor by providing programs that help save lives, bring hope,and restore dignity to children, families, and communities. PFC desires to let God's light shine by serving and lifting up those who are poor, oppressed, and less fortunate. PFC serves without regard to religious beliefs, gender, race, or ethnic background.


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.


Programs

Paramedic For Children (PFC) provides school supplies to the children in the 25 high mountain schools in the Copan Valley in northwestern Honduras. PFC also provides nutritional vitamins to nutritionally deficient children in the Copan Valley as well as receiving medical evaluations. PFC's Clinic of Hope in Copan Ruinas treats 750 patients per month. Through a unique program (available since 2005), PFC makes affordable health care available to over 25,000 poor for as little as $0.79 cents a patient. PFC provides a clinic, equipment, and donated medicines at no charge to local doctors. Additionally, PFC has placed in service over 48 ambulances, trained over 340 volunteers in basic life support, and provided medical suppies in Honduras and Guatemala.

Total Program Expenses:$113,594

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Roger Harrison, President
Board Size:5

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Paramedics For Children's fundraising methods include grant proposals and solicitations via its website.


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 Paramedics for Children's IRS 990 for the year ended December 31, 2010:

Income
 Total Income:$81,861
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$113,594 98.82%138.76%
 Fund Raising:$1,356 1.18%1.66%
 Administrative:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$114,950
 
* Excess of Expenses over Income$33,089
Ending Net Assets:$293,558
Total Assets$326,647
Total Liabilities$33,089

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


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ID: 103303
Report as of December 20, 2014 17:44
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