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Neighbor Ride


A BBB Accredited Charity since 12/31/2012.


This BBB Accredited Charity meets all 20 Standards for Charity Accountability and is a Seal Holder.
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Name: Neighbor Ride
Phone: (410) 884-7433
Fax: (410) 884-4166
Address: 5570 Sterrett Place
Suite 102
Columbia, MD 21044
Website: http://www.neighborride.org/
https://twitter.com/NeighborRide
https://www.facebook.com/NeighborRide
Report Creation Date: October 9, 2013
Report Expiration Date: November 6, 2017
Original Business Start Date: June 2004
Principal: Brad Closs, Executive Director
Customer Contact: Brad Closs, Executive Director - (410) 884-7433
Type of Business: Charity - Local
BBB Accreditation: This organization is a BBB Accredited Charity.

Additional DBA Names

Neighbor Ride Inc.

Stated Purpose

Neighbor Ride enhances the health and quality of life for Howard County's seniors by providing affordable volunteer-based supplemental transportation.


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

Neighbor Ride is a volunteer-based nonprofit dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life for Howard County seniors by providing transportation for medical appointments, social activities, religious services, shopping and other needs. We offer this service so seniors, age 60+, can remain active, independent and connected to the community.

For the year ended June 30, 2013, Neighbor Ride's program expenses were:

Total Expenses:$162,588
 
Total Program Expenses:$162,588

Governance

Chief Executive Officer:Brad Closs, Executive Director
CEO Compensation:$51,900
Chair of the Board:Phyllis Madachy
Chair's Profession / Business Affiliation:Vice President, The Coordinating Center
Board Size:15
Paid Staff Size:0 full time and 4 part time Full Time.

Fund Raising

Method(s) Used:Fund raising methods include: Direct Mail Appeals, Invitations to Fund Raising Events, Grant Proposals, Internet, and Cause-Related Marketing.


Financial

According to Neighbor Ride's IRS Form 990 for the year ended June 30, 2013:

Income
 Contributions and Grants$46,117
 Program Service Revenue$201,105
 Investment Income$936
 Other Revenue$6,766
 Total Income:$254,924
 
Expenses  % of total
Expenses
% of total
Income
 Programs:$162,588 72.42%63.78%
 Fund Raising:$21,313 9.49%8.36%
 Administrative:$40,602 18.09%15.93%
 Other:$0 0.00%0.00%
 Total Expenses:$224,503
 
Excess of Income over Expenses$30,421
Beginning Net Assets$197,188
Ending Net Assets:$201,590
Total Assets$223,244
Total Liabilities$21,654

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


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ID: 90180734
Report as of May 2, 2016 13:51
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